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32 Post author: Benquo 10 December 2016 07:06AM

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Comment author: waveman 14 December 2016 10:38:39AM 2 points [-]

afraid of social or cultural backlash of being wrong

Fear of backlash is not a function of being wrong, but of being seen to be wrong.