…st, they are aghast, at first, and then they pity you for your lack of compassion and intelligence. Most of my musician friends, who are not of the body, whisper their agreement to me because they are afraid of losing work (I do not depend on music for my daily bread).
Oh my yes. The times I’ve been approached so someone can confess very racist or sexist views because they assume I share them because I am conservative when actually they do not understand the conservative point of view and inadvertently confess an appalling belief.
Jonathan Haidt covered the misreading well.