“I’ll ruin the ending for you: controversy is trendy. So, being offensive is trendy, being offended is trendy, accusing others of being sensationalist is trendy, and you’re not a special little snowflake of ideological purity: wait, that’s pretty trendy too right now.

Check yourself if you find you’re projecting your experiences and presumptions on the rest of the world. Check yourself if you find you’re feeling like everyone’s always against you. You are not that important. You are simply the protagonist in your own life, and you decide how you want to interact with and react to the world.

You are not a victim when people disagree with you, and you are not a hero when you fight against false victimization.”

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