How Real News is Worse Than Fake News
Too much information can lead to a cynical population that expects little from its leaders.
Tyler Cowen, Bloomberg Opinion, September 5th, 2018
. . . If you doubt that truth itself is the problem, just ask yourself: How much would it demoralize you to read the truth about yourself, all day long? Even if most (but not all) of those reports were positive? Pretty demoralizing, I’d bet. That, in a nutshell, is the predicament of the West.