popularising the important

‘The news is everywhere, we can’t stop checking it constantly on our screens, but what is it doing to our minds?’

youtube video: Alain de Botton on why the news is failing us 

You’ll be happy you watched this. It is straightforward, thought-provoking and refreshing. Philosopher Alain de Botton asks why we are so addicted to the news and why it is so bad for us.

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