’Why Am I Not Rich & Famous?’ the Delusion of Our Times - Deepstash

According to the author Neil Postman, who was a media critic in the 80s, the quality of information is diminished by the media, and our desire to be entertained is amplified.

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’Why Am I Not Rich & Famous?’ the Delusion of Our Times

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People consciously or unconsciously get influenced by what is shown in movies, TV shows and social media, just like kids get influenced by their environment and mimic how their parents talk or beha...

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Most of what we see on TV and social media is fake, even reality shows and video blogs. It is fake because it has an agenda, a desire to be viral and entertaining.

It creates delusional expec...

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  • If a person puts the same kind of investments in 2000 that worked well in 1950, he is likely to lose his money. This is because we live in different times.
  • Being rich and famous does ...

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