Better the Battle of Ideas than the Battle of Identities
The following is an essay based on an updated transcript of my opening remarks at the Battle of Ideas 2019 where I spoke on a panel on the topic of, “Individuals Vs Identities: Can we move beyond Tribal Politics?”
I feel the sentiment is more relevant now than ever.
Identity over Individuality & Suffering over Achievements
How has our cultural discourse come to the stage where, at a recent wedding, I found myself lampooned as a racist by a gay…