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    • deephdave
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      In 1984, George Orwell wrote: “The party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command.” Stuck behind the bars of the Social Media Trap, streams of censorship turn into mental blood clots which prevent the flow of ideas. When we create for an audience of many, we censor ourselves and stop taking risks because we watch ourselves being watched.