Love spread wide

I no longer follow the news. My decision to stop following it came after I read several Neil Postman books. “News” paper and programs provide lots of useless info that create distorted views of the world, seldom with any discernible benefit for anyone save the programmers and their sponsors.

I did not see or understand less because I dropped the news. Indeed, I found quite the opposite. Absent the for-profit commentary, things got a lot clearer.

I felt even better about my choice after reading Tim Wu’s The Attention Merchants. See here for more on that. Continue reading “Love spread wide”

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