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To have an opinion is expensive

To have an opinion is expensive!

I see a lot of time on the social media and in the real life that it is hard to find people with strong opinions who will share or able to state it.

One of the reason is fear. Opinions are expensive, period! When you share your opinion, you become vulnerable to be attacked by others.

In the ancient Greece, philosophers are called Sophist. Their only purpose is to win an argument no matter what it is.

“The Sophists held no values other than winning and succeeding. They were not true believers in the myths of the Greeks but would use references and quotations from the tales for their own purposes. They were secular atheists, relativists and cynical about religious beliefs and all traditions.”

Your opinion will be attacked by people who don’t understand it well, people who might have something against you and completely random people who understand it wrongly.

The price you will pay is the time you need to invest to defend it. It is a high price to pay. You better have supporters in advance and are willing to invest the time to promote your opinion.

If you succeed, the price is great. You might introduce a change in the world. And isn’t this a nice price to pay?


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