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Adam Rutherford

How to Argue With a Racist by Adam Rutherford

Published August 15, 2020

How to Argue With a Racist by Adam Rutherford

I can absolutely see how this book came about, Adam finally having enough abuse on Twitter to warrant a response longer than the however-many-characters is allowed. It does exactly what it says on the tin and whilst initially I wasn’t sure how a whole book could be sustained by the simple notion of ‘stop being an idiot’, actually, it does a really good deep dive into why we essentially don’t know anything about anything and therefore can’t be so cock-sure that one race is better than the other. Because they’re not. What is race anyway?