As humans living in the modern technological world, we are awash in information. It would seem impossible to consciously be aware of all the information we are absorbing in a given hour, much less a week, month, or year. However, our brains absorb it all, sifting through the blitz of stimuli within an instant, creating a waking, continuous perception of reality. The depth of how this information affects us, therefore, remains even further buried in the non-conscious mind. So, on the conscious level, most of us try to select sources of information that we find to be the most reliable.
So, where do you get your information? I suppose most of us have put some measure of thought into this. We think about what websites we visit, what television shows we watch, what books we read (if we still read them)and what politicians we trust more than others to tell us the truth that only they might know.… Read the rest