if you want to know why the media sucks, take a look at all of the press surrounding today’s New Yorker article about Peter Lanza.
After 8 pages of intricate detail about Adam’s serious troubles, his ex-wife’s loneliness, and the pain that the families of the victims will probably never fully recover from, all of the news orgs are compressing it into the clickable headline that says some variation of, “Adam Lanza’s father wishes that he had never been born.”
Discussing mental illness takes a certain amount of time, empathy, and patience in order to see it from all sides. Add in a discussion about a massacre, and you should expect to need more of all three. Unfortunately, our propensity in this age to have information delivered to us in such a bite-sized piece means that, sometimes, complicated issues get more complicated as opposed to explained.
puncha puncha, puncha puncha, puncha puncha puncha puncha puncha
punches on your face
bitcoin founder arrested for taking epic selfie while riding a hoverboard and wearing a monocle, more at 11 on BRTE.