Posted by Richard Willett - Memes and headline comments by David Icke Posted on 20 June 2024

Three Problems with the 24-Hour News Cycle

If this were a Victorian essay I would have entitled it, ‘On Ephemerality’, or even, if I were bold, ‘Of Ephemerality’. Though ephemerality is not the only problem with news. There are three problems. But let me start with ephemerality.

If something is ephemeral it is only — and literally in the original Greek word — of a day. Wake up, enjoy something, sleep and do not remember. Where the news is concerned we are happy Hamlets: “To die, to sleep, to sleep, perchance to dream — ah, there’s the rub”: the rub being the rubber which erases the pencil marks of the previous day. (COVID-19? No, never heard of it. Dustbin of history, mate: green bin if it can be recycled.


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