I launched this website almost 2 months ago to take a stand against censorship and control, but there's something I've been on the fence about as well ever since.

Most of my written content and my best, long-form written content existed on Medium prior to this transition, and on Medium, my articles are paywalled.

The paywall helps me make money from people who read my articles and it also boosts my article visibility.

Back then, it made sense to me to paywall my articles on my website as well, because if I didn't, people would simply come here to read articles for free and then I'd make no money on Medium.

But then I realized something.

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