There’s a lot of mental noise around us right now.
The stable, ordered worldview of ten years ago, based upon a consensual reality received from a few broadcast media outlets, has fractured. While the world outside has become more chaotic, particularly in 2020, there’s growing information chaos in our culture as well which is eroding people’s ability to know that they know what reality is.
Hillary trafficks children. Russia hacked the election. The Queen is a lizard. The Earth is flat. 5G is coronavirus. Drink bleach.
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"The prank required Trump to maintain a completely deadpan demeanor, and to get Birx’s cooperation, and to let the untruth go uncorrected for about 18 hours before finally revealing the gag."