There’s a huge heist happening right in front of us. Cynical people who believe in nothing but lining their own pockets are using the upheaval of this moment in history to rob their followers blind. They look real to credulous people who’ve been conditioned not to know the difference.
…eedback loop that’s reinforced on broadcast television, podcasts, radio, YouTube, and social media. Every narcissist with a WiFi connection can build an audience. Important discourse is being shaped by people who lack the range or desire to truly wrestle with the issues and ideas they’re discussing.
…ingly who end up looking negligent in retrospect. So we should all stop complaining about Fortnite. Recognize that videogames, smartphones, tablets, and social media are not the problem. Instead, it’s the fact that we’re failing to provide our kids with a values-based model for integrating digital technology into their lives. We’re not teaching them how to do it better than we did, how to correct our mistakes.