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Courtney!!! Milan 🦖 @courtneymilan
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Part of the reason I tweeted yesterday about being tired of being scared is I donated to Democrats and was instantly deluged with a veritable sea of scare-mongering emails.
There are a lot of reasons to be scared, but being scared isn’t good for our brains.

It’s good for fundraising, but it’s bad for decision making.
I do not think “fear so much that you throw all your money at me” is a good long-term way to combat Trump.

I think Trump thrives in an environment of fear.
I think humans are badly adapted for a click-bait world in which 1% of humanity benefits if we keep the other 99% in a constant state of fight-or-flight.
And I do not yet know what to do about it, but I think that I need to work on moving forward and doing things from a place that is not fear.
This is not an answer, but an articulation of the question I have been trying to ask for the last few years.
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