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Why we're fixated on the unimportant and miss the crucial things

We may watch stuff that doesn’t make sense and leave us fixed in a sort of hypnagogic state. We pay attention to the traditional media houses, but we completely miss important things because they are filtered out by whatever the dominant media narrative is. 

We pay attention to the media narrative because our mind is looking for symbols to inform us what is the important narrative. Or that has been vetted.

We’re unreachable by real art. The art created now that matters, that is appropriate to this time, and would genuinely pierce the cultural consciousness is mostly unseen. 

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