My fear of social backlash.

I’ve only recently begun to read articles on Medium. I’ve already started a couple drafts, only to delete them completely. Why?

For starters, it’s probably because I’m afraid of what people will think. I’m a redditor, and reddit has a serious problem — if someone doesn’t agree with your standpoint, they will make sure to drive their opinion straight into your lung like a railroad spike. I now have a fear of speaking my mind.

So, until I overcome this, I’m doomed to start writing articles that I’ll never finish, in a perpetual cycle of false productivity.

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