How News Makes You Stupider
And why I stopped consuming it
I used to be a news junkie. I’d take tab after tab every day, but then I’d just need more the next day. One day I just quit, cold-turkey. I’m honestly better informed, or at least marginally less stupid.
I’m not saying that news doesn’t have its place, but if you’re trying to be a better citizen — as in a better person — it’s not very good…