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We live in an information age, but without any guarantee of reliability or validity

We live in an information age, but without any guarantee of reliability or validity We live in an information age, but without any guarantee of reliability or validity
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The irony of the Information Age is that it has given new respectability to uninformed opinion.

I am watching this trend for decades now. As more possibilities to get and share knowledge we develop, as less we use them. Uninformed opinions and how people "feel" about many things are more respected than facts and complex organized information in our society.

Opinions depend nowadays often enough on emotions. Press like-buttons, or happy-, angry-, or sad-buttons after reading your newspaper article. WTF??

Facts are not interested how you feel about them, naturally. An opinion should be based on information and not particularly on if it makes you feel more or less comfortable. That's why opinions on these days are easy to manipulate. And it's STILL getting worse. Also it's an efficient method to control our global society of stupidity.. so we are getting stupid, but in a very efficient way.

By sattleralexander0 | 03/01/2020

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