explain frequently why the thing you are working on is not easily solved by the first idea everyone has, be called an idiot or traitor whenever you don’t cater to the latest narrative
If it helps, this applies to anyone doing visible, meaningful work in the world. The automatic, vocal, criticizing, and ineffectual sub-group is one of the most self-sabotaging behaviors of human groups. The trait probably serves a purpose in some important corner case or circumstance humans can find themselves in, but most of the time we are just shooting each other in the feet.