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Sunday 19 February 2012

When You Fight Fire With Fire...

Following the back-and-forth in Canadian media and social media over all things Vic Toews, there’s been a sharp polarization of views.  Everyone is leaning into a posture that, in short, amounts to “what goes around, comes around.”

For those on both sides who think this is a good strategy, I ask you to consider just two examples from history of why this is a dead-end approach;

When you fight fire with fire, everyone gets burned.

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