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Letter: No such animal as 'consummate moderate’

By David Robertson

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The “consummate moderate” is something that almost certainly doesn’t exist. If you’re only moderately committed to moderation itself, then you’re implicitly willing to tolerate some extremism in others; but if you’re extremely committed to moderation, then you’re implicitly willing to use extreme measures to promote it. Everyone is passionate about something. I just wish that fewer people were passionately determined to be above human nature.

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