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The Shrink and The Sage

Must guilt be a burden?

In a court of law, jurors can return one of only two verdicts: guilty or not guilty. Yet we know, surely, that in the real moral universe, guilt is always a matter of degree. Neat distinctions between the innocent and the guilty only exist in film and on television. In the court of conscience, however, this obvious truth is often lost…

Latest FT Weekend Magazine column (25/26 February)

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