If I have any point to make, I believe it will emerged organically from the responses to this thread, rather than being explicitly stated at the outset.
“But who says there are only two sides?”
Very good point. Who has said there are only two sides?
One of my ambitions for this, erm, discussion, is to illustrate how atomised and divided we are by encouraging people who think they agree with each other to ‘react’ together, united by preconceptions against something which they refuse to encounter. Quite successful so far.