My friends, we may have reached an inflection point in human civilization due to trust in institutions and mistrust of humanity. In some ways, the signs of the times argue that humanity peaked around 2014 and is now in decline.
Our real world is quickly becoming “Bizarro Pottersville” as the most entitled and wealthy men on the planet calling for income redistribution.
A sourcing heuristic is considering the source of info and choosing to believe it. The problem is that our sources of info, from parents, to schools, to the media, to ourselves, are inveterate liars. I was thinking about the Kentucky Derby after seeing some posts from a friend…and it made me think just how ignorant we collectively are of history …
When a person realizes that we are all time travelers without “do-overs” moving at a speed of one day per day through our lives, we can accept responsibility for untoward events, whether they be of equal, lesser, or higher probability because of our actions.