Dealing with honest thoughts
Do you find yourself in situations where the discussion steers towards something you have strong opinions but you know the majority will not share your thoughts and will definitely gang up on you, even if you raise a valid point or if it's based on cold statistics, other verifiable data or just common sense?
What comes to me, I want to ponder things from all angles, even those which are considered controversial. However, I'm usually bad at explaining my thoughts clearly, especially in face to face conversations (writing this isn't much easier, but at least I have some time to think this trough before posting). I also may not remember the details well enough to sound convincing. Although in some cases my thoughts truly reflects my real opinions, I also want to raise questions and,as I said, ponder things.
Usually I don't want speak my thoughts out, because I know that those I usually deal with in real life don't have the same way of thinking as I do. I tend to imagine that I jump outsid