Aug 13Liked by Hugo Schwyzer

I often disagree with you (and am happy to say so) and think that the framing you often use to defend your stances dismisses the factual objective reality that there are many people today whose bigotry is overt, concrete and unyielding and who actively support very specific policies that endanger the lives of my friends, but I also understand that you do this both out of a knee jerk empathy created from the social backlash you received and a genuine (if unrealistic) desire for everyone to politely get along. I do believe you have a good heart and I do believe our friendship can easily withstand the moments where either of us talk bullshit, but we can’t know the heart of everyone we engage with and ultimately it is important to have boundaries and it’s completely fair to base them on very serious issues that genuinely effect how people live.

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