In our current world, where there are so many news stories circulating via so many media–on the Internet, on TV and on the radio–it's sometimes hard to wrap our heads around the stories, much less figure out which side we stand on.
Should we be aiding Syrian rebels? Or letting them fight their own fight? Are undocumented immigrants criminals? Or refugees? Is Edward Snowden a hero? Or a traitor?
Ian Leslie is a London-based writer who believes we should stop fixating on decisive answers. His new piece for Slate is called "Ambivalence is Awesome…Or is it Awful?" He's also the author of "Born Liars: Why We Can't Live Without Deceit."