What does it mean to be a heretic? Why is dissent from the dominant orthodoxies of our age so important? It’s a topic my guest on today’s program has thought a lot about, as a progressive who frequently questions the thinking on his side of the aisle. And he says that, in fact, we owe much of human progress to the heretics throughout history who have dared to dissent.
Brendan O’Neill is the chief political writer for Spiked, and the host of The Brendan O’Neill Show. His new book is A Heretic’s Manifesto: Essays on the Unsayable.
Brendan O’Neill is my guest, today on Lean Out. Transcript to come for paid subscribers.
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