#274: News is Noise (How Being an “Informed Citizen” Makes You Evil)

August 13, 2020 — Our teachers and parents drill the idea of being an informed citizen into our heads from an early age, but news consumption isn’t making the world better, it’s poisoning people.

Midway through the summer of 2016, I realized that trying to keep up with the news had inadvertently turned me into a miserable bastard.

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