The rule has always been the same: No assholes, no Trump voters, no Nazis. The “tolerance paradox” is not actually a paradox at all.
I assumed #Qanon kooks believe things the way I do: laced with anxiety and doubt, because I’m normal. Turns out even the WAY they believe makes no sense.
Per an anonymous homily, “When fascism comes to America it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross.” But that’s how fascism comes to every country.
The way things are right now, anger is the only mature response. In Black Metal I distinguish not just anger, but defense of the right to even BE angry.
Calling conspiracists like Jon Voight stupid doesn’t change their minds. But what if I don’t want to change minds? What if I just want to say what’s true?