The Writer’s Alibi: My Terrible, Dreadful, Hope-the-FBI-Doesn’t-Look-at-This Search History | Writer's Digest: The internet search histories of novelists can be quite disturbing. Writer Kathleen Valenti shares the methodology behind web searches for her newest medical mystery.
LOL, I certainly resonate with this! My eyebrow-raising searches within the past month have included such things as 1984, groupthink, the Chernobyl disaster, the black death, poisons, nuclear warfare, biological warfare, natural disasters, birth control throughout history, and sex toys in the middle ages.
I'm pretty sure I'm already on the FBI's shit list due to my participation nuclear disarmament protests during the Cold War. I always leaned left proudly until recent years when the left started becoming the regressive left and adopting stances which marry McCarthyism with doublethink. Now, since both the right and the left regard free thinkers as suspect, I don't identify with either and stand my own ground.