Being someone who refrains from discouraging the ambitions of others, I’d sincerely recommend against it. If you take a look at some of the previous comments, you’d see that I held your exact mindset not too long ago. I’m also a centrist independent thinker just like yourself. I canceled my membership last month for this very reason. Apparently, there’s a Gestapo-like air surrounding social media lately, and it doesn’t look like it’ll change any time soon. To keep it short, here’s at least three reasons to keep your opinions OFF this site and all others like it:
- You won’t get traction- Mediums’ overwhelming subscribership is ultra-liberal. Your work on here depends on the support of other members in order to gain traction (and therefore revenue). Anything you write that doesn’t speak of liberal ideals in glowing terms won’t be liked or supported. Therefore, you’ll be working for free.
- You will get booted- Several of my own articles and those of others have already been deleted off this site. And not for radical right-wing ideals mind you, but for simply espousing an alternate world-view. Ask a few of the other writers on my list of followers if you need confirmation.
- You’ll risk being “cancelled”- The way the culture is going, you might not want to be recorded admitting any beliefs that may soon be considered “inappropriate” to the left. I’m sure you don’t want any musings you put down in the cloud to come back to haunt you in the future, preventing you from finding work or prosperity.
My advice to you would be to just bite your tongue, at least for now. Only time will tell how this “new world order” will pan out. If you do decide to publish here, you do so at your own risk. My only hope is that you read this before it gets deleted too.