People who have never lived through trauma like a serious car accident do not understand how fear works in the brain. Our brains are hardwired for survival, which is amazing, but susceptible to breaking. Miraculously, the crash did not physically injure me. But I’ve taken the emotional toll with me everywhere since.
Have you noticed? Folks of all walks of life are exercising 1st Amendment rights more often and much of the time through protest. Though crucial to a healthy democracy, Americans’ free speech right has limitations. But before protesting, you should be aware of your rights, duties and risks.