Enough with the End-of-the-World Medium Stories

Jake Wilder
4 min readNov 19, 2021

Stop Peddling Fear, It’s a Terrible Motivator

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I get it. These stories tend to do very well. As Facebook’s shown, enragement = engagement.

And most of these stories are well-written. They’re engaging articles that evoke powerful emotions and get more than their share of claps. You can easily build a career peddling outrage and depression. It’s only a matter…

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Jake Wilder

I don’t know where I’m going. But at least I know how to get there.