Extremism - the ultimate loophole

Extremism - the ultimate loophole
Protesting farmers in Europe were praised for their disruptive actions by peers who criticise protesting vegans. (Image: AP)
Julia Jones
In an age when extremism is on the rise globally, New Zealand is not immune to the trend. The challenge we face is navigating extremes with the knowledge that success is rarely found in the margins. The real question for leaders, stakeholders and individuals is how to steer towards a more balanced future when the societal pendulum seems incapable of resting at the centre.  A crucial element in achieving this balance is developing empathy. This doesn't mean abandoning one's beliefs; rather, it involves understanding and conside...

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