We live in a postmodern, post-truth age which has undermined traditional certainties and beliefs in a chaos of alternative perspectives. Yet on the street there are signs of growing moral certainty. Being good, or being seen to be good, is a central aspect of internet life, with bad behaviour called out on all sides.
Is this a welcome return to a framework of good and evil from a long period where morality was undermined by alternative outlooks and lack of foundation? Or is this instead a return to self-righteous prejudice that threatens its own new form of evil carried out in the name of the good?
Cultural critic Theodore Dalrymple, Orwell Prize-winning social commentator Nesrine Malik, and historian of ideas Hannah Dawson weigh up the pros and cons of good and evil.