“If the very nature of Johnson’s opinion is indeed offensive, it indicates just how divided the British political spectrum has become.” Sam explores the Boris Johnson’s controversial comments on Denmark’s ‘Burqa Ban’.
Universities are a place for discovery, and with that comes an inevitable element of discomfort. Discourse challenges students’ existing opinions and can indeed be unsettling, but TalkPolitics holds it to be true that it is ultimately beneficial for both the individual and our community. When ideas clash and people challenge one another through rational debate, their inherent weaknesses and strengths become clear. From this, the good ideas can be sorted from the bad and social progress is achieved.