How to be content with the world. Also: Cooking tips, Iran, Hans Rosling and really old “fake news”. — FTN DAILY EDITION #117, People & Society
How to honor Hans Rosling
Remember the message, not only the messenger.
He realized he was stuck in ”persona hell”, and that people remained ignorant at a level worse than random guessing when they took Gapminder’s tests. Not because of a lack of knowledge, but because of ”an actively upheld ignorance”.
Iran ❤ USA
Iranians refuse to follow the Mullahs’ hatred against “Great Satan”.
Iranians are sharing posters, phrases, and images of solidarity between different countries, especially between Iran and the United States.
We’re a millennial magazine, aren’t we?
… all of it, at our fingertips, cheap.
You’re never fully happy
And that’s OK.
Life is not a checklist. It’s not a mountain to scale. It’s not golf game or a beer commercial or whatever other cheesy analogy you want to insert here.
Fake news, not so new
The fake news debate is more than 125 years old.
1889 A group of prominent journalists gathered to discuss the scourge of “yellow journalism,” a phenomenon brought about by the the earliest form of tabloid newspaper.
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