Fin’s Worldly RandomnessPart of Kiwiology since: March 3rd, 2011
Inspired things (from New Zealand and Abroad) you never knew you wanted to know – mostly geeky things. This blog is an amalgamation of what I see on the internet and what I go through in my life.
DARK IN THE BOY
“Australia has had five prime ministers in five years, the poor yanks look as though they’ll have to choose between two options both of which have more disapproval than approval, and the UK leaves the EU. It seems like a ridiculous amount of instability. One might even call it absurd. But it’s not surprising. You can’t feed a society exaggeration, hyperbole and propaganda for over a decade, and then claim surprise when people don’t seem to be making rational decisions on the basis of well established truth. There’s a cost associated with not telling the truth. There’s a cost associated with polarized, adversarial public discourse. There’s a cost associated with media more concerned with profits than the public interest. It is, apparently, time to pay the piper.”