Originally Posted by The Old Medic
People don't want to bother to read anything more than a few sentences. They refuse to take the time for more than a very brief scan of any news story.
That's why there are so many consipracy theiorists nowdays. they haven't bothered to read anything in depth, so they are wide open to the folks that ell them "I know the REAL story".
Too bad, I love to read newspapers. But sadly, so many of them have become ultar-ultra left wing, and they have little if any credibility left. It was fine when they confined their opinions to the editorial pages, but no many newspapers put opinions into their news stories.
The they wonder why they can't sell their rags.
Don't worry about cable TV, etc. It generally specializes in the quickie stories that people prefer.
I'm not worried about cable TV.
I hardly spend any time watching the tube.
Society suffers from ADHD due to the conditioning that has been perpetrated upon us through television, video games, technology, etc., (fast moving) and, unfortunately, we have adapted as humans because we are products of the environment that is created for us.
It's called mind control.