The thing about him and his ilk (Sam Harris etc.) is that they have this unfaltering lack of self-awareness, which is also what makes their work all the more out of touch with reality. They work in these abstracted realms because their positions of privilege allow them the comfort to do so, without ever having to face any consequences of the kinds of ideology and policy that they are advocating for, whether knowingly or not.

North London Bengali, writing about politics, culture, football and climate

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