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How school helped us get to a post-truth world

As students, we are told to build a theory, an argument, or a philosophy—and then, once we have an idea, to go find the facts to legitimise it. Is this a good idea?

Should we condone hate speech?

Facebook, YouTube, Microsoft and Twitter have just pledged to censor and remove hate speech from their sites. But what is hate speech, and what should we do about it?