I’ve been thinking lately about how much doom and gloom has permeated the media.
Fear sells. If it bleeds, it leads.
You can’t turn on FoxNews without seeing a “Breaking News Alert!”
It used to be that “Breaking News Alerts” meant that the President had been shot. Or that the Japs had just bombed Pearl Harbor.
Not anymore. Now we have “Breaking News Alerts” when a child gets lost at the mall.
Peter Diamandis has some interesting views about a decidely less gloomy future in his TED Talk titled: Abundance Is Our Future