Thursday, July 29, 2010
Grandma's world grows sadder with each news report.
I don't know WHAT the goals of the news agencies are. To inform? To alarm? To depress, to cause despair? IF I actually watch the news daily, with the world as huge and as linked as it is right now, I just have too much detailled suffocating input and then overload. Thoreau had it right when he cancelled all newspapers, periodicals and reading of that kind. He said that if something were important enough, some busy body, talkative neighbor would run all the way out to his hidden pond to inform... Sign in
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