Why We Should Not Watch Quite so Much News

Published At : 19 Dec 2017
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Watch Full Video Of Why We Should Not Watch Quite so Much News.We're always being told that the sign of a good and intelligent person is someone who keeps up with the news. But this addiction to the latest events may be a kind of illness that cuts us off from the real insights and information we need to lead good lives. For gifts and more from The School of Life, visit our online shop: https://goo.gl/GBi88E Join our mailing list: http://bit.ly/2e0TQNJ Or visit us in person at our London HQ: https://goo.gl/HAfjfp Download our App: hhttps://goo.gl/AWZP1H FURTHER READING “We know that we must, to lay claim to any respectability or
competence, keep up with the news. That’s why we’ve ringed the earth with satellites, crisscrossed it with fiber optic cables, and created networks of bureaus that inform us with maniacal urgency of pretty much any event to have unfolded anywhere on the planet in the last few moments. We are, furthermore, equipped with tiny devices that we keep very close to hand, and which we tend to check at intervals of between one and five minutes (rarely longer) so as to monitor all unfolding stories in close to real time. We have been granted a ringside seat on the second by
second flow of history…” You can read more on this and other subjects on our blog, here: https://goo.gl/86eCLM MORE SCHOOL OF LIFE Our website has classes, articles and products to help you think and grow: https://goo.gl/G8BwG6 Watch more films on WORK and CAPITALISM in our playlist: http://bit.ly/TSOLcapitalism You can submit translations and transcripts on all of our videos here: https://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_panel?c=UC7IcJI8PUf5Z3zKxnZvTBog&tab=2 Find out how more here: https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/6054623?hl=en-GB SOCIAL MEDIA Feel
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