I found this slightly unsettling at first, but it gets more interesting as it goes on. Jason McCue’s performance at TED (which is what most TEDs have to be, tbh) is not the most sure and verges, at times, on the tricksy…
But there is some very interesting content, not least the claim that the threat of civil lawsuit wasa powerful asymmetrical weapon against dissent Republican groups who struggled less against the potential monetary loss than keeping the core sympathy of their own constituency.
The end is better than the beginning, when he posits a provocative propsition that actually in order to provoke necessary change in society we may sometimes actually call out otherwise indefensible terrorist acts in order to become better and more fit societies.
Topic: Government, Politics, Society and Culture
Region: Global, Northern Ireland
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