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Mar 27, 2023Liked by Jonathan Stray

There are at least two types of trust deficit in societies, other than distrust between ideological groups. When I expect a random big tech company to cheat me, casually harm me, etc., the problem probably isn't that they are in a different ideological group from me, unless you consider properly socialized MBAs and corporate executives to be a separate ideological group from non-MBAs. And if I and everyone I know expect most random people in the street to be selfish bastards who cheat, steal etc. whenever they can get away with it, I probably come from a low trust society.

This is where I thought the discussion would be going, rather than better communication between ideological groups.

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