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29 June 2017

Grenfell: the moral lessons


Joanna Moorhead writes that the past few weeks have shown us that “politics is more than anything about mood and feeling; it’s about emotional intuition and gut instinct” (“If ever there was a tragedy that underlined the national mood, it was this inferno”, 24 June). Surely politics is about something much more cerebral: how do we order society? Certainly our debased media have been fanning emotional flames and stirring up gut instincts which are rarely rational. 


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