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Lionel Shriver was right: Unpacking her speech at Brisbane Writers Festival 2016

Lionel Shriver’s speech at the Brisbane Writers’ Festival 2016, and the subsequent backlash, perfectly illustrate why we need to face difficult speeches. The society we live in is in danger of losing its capacity to deal with difficult subjects and,…