How bad could Microsoft/Apple be?
In 2020 we have very low standards for privacy
I've always used Windows, isn't Linux a lot different?
GNU/Linux is different. Every time you use a new technology, there is a learning curve. When you got your first smartphone, you started doing some of the same things in a new way
If desktop Linux is so great, why don't more people use it?
Most new computers aren't sold with GNU/Linux installed.