On debates and guest lists

It seems that this week the internet has been full of shouting and slandering and some people telling other people that they should shut their digital faces with a few additional poorly placed swear words thrown in for good measure. I mean, this time I’m largely talking about the #AskELJames hashtag day that wavered from important questions about the book and its possible social effects, to downright flaming that edged onto the sinister side of verbal abuse. So, business as usual, right? And we all know about the trolls, right? And we just try not to feed them, right? But…