I don’t write manifestos nor do I lecture people. Usually. I used to mentor a Canadian teenager online for years as he tried to find his political identity. I ended up having to lecture him, then blocked him on Facebook (which is, I understand, a traumatic thing for a teenager).
The following article deals with issues of emotional abuse, online harassment, and abuse apologism, and may be upsetting or triggering
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In social justice spheres, I’m often quiet about my dissenting views, and for good reason: I'm a very small fish in a large pond. I have very