avoidance of extremes

See: moderation
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Moderation, avoidance of extremes, and calmness appear to be a losing battle in our society.
Actually, if there is one characteristic above all to applaud in England's history it may well be its in-betweenness, its avoidance of extremes, its readiness to weigh an argument, to tolerate another point of view.