Sure, the Remain-Leave argument can get pretty angry. The rows between Labour and Conservatives, too, and the respective supporters of Israel and Palestine. But the deadliest and most intractable fight of all is between people online and their completely made-up imaginary opponents.
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I'm a science writer at the i newspaper. Before that, I was a freelance writer and science editor at UnHerd; until January 2018 I was science writer for BuzzFeed UK; before that, I was a comment and features writer for the Telegraph, having joined in 2007. I've written two books, "How to Read Numbers" with my cousin David Chivers, and "The Rationalist's Guide to the Galaxy". View all posts by Tom Chivers