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Counterfactualism is a big problem. Fake news. Alternative facts. Conspiracy Theories. Fools, knaves, and spin doctors fashion the news, and the left-out resent what they hear and see. The fools believe anything. Knaves deliberately circulate phony stories. The spin doctors tell us what to think, passing off opinions and editorializing as news. The left-out look to an alternative media that echoes and focuses their resentment at mainstream media, liberals, the elite in power, globalism, and changing social and economic trends that leave them feeling alienated, disrespected, without a say, and even desperate. Mixing truth and falsehood and half-truths, repetition by…

georgegarvin

Just a regular guy walking down the street interested in consciousness, culture, music, art, tai chi, politics, society, economics, psychology, and philosophy.

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