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Flat White

The dangerous zealotry of trigger warnings

16 August 2022

12:00 PM

16 August 2022

12:00 PM

The toddlers who attend our sandstone creches to earn their arts degrees – all the while feigning hurt from micro-aggressions – might want to reflect on what a real threat looks like.

Author Salman Rushdie was repeatedly stabbed in the neck and torso at the weekend for words he wrote more than 30 years ago.

His book The Satanic Verses, published in 1988, dared to question Muhammad and the Koran.

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