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A conversation with Dr. Ben Whitham
This type of demonising, of setting up an unrealistic binary choice based on definitions of “hero” and “villain”, is a game that politicians have played for years. “The tactic is extremely effective. ‘You’re either this or you’re that’ is a well-evidenced and old way of winning people over. It goes back to religion…good and evil”, Dr. Whitham said.