This is so true. I’d add that the news is the result of several layers of bias. Editorial bias, reporter bias, commercial bias and is driven by ratings not what’s in the best interest of the public.
Survival Tip #209
Take the news with a grain of salt and an ounce of prevention
So, I can’t say for sure about those of my readers that come from out side of the States, but keep in mind the news is a business. If the news isn’t getting viewers, they aren’t selling commercial space, and if they aren’t selling commercial space they aren’t making money. Keep this in mind every time they go all gloom and doom on you. Misery sells a lot better than happiness(if you don’t believe me count the number of negative news reports against the positive ones).
This isn’t an excuse to disregard the news entirely though. Inside that grain of salt there might be a smidgen of truth. What this means is if you see a report that you think is a trigger event go do your research to see the extent of the…
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