journalism, philosophy

No one ever went broke underestimating the panicky nature of the public

The ever-intriguing Philosophers’ Mail thinks we should engage our inner Stoic and tune out the fear-mongering media from time to time.

News outlets love to make us, their audiences, agitated, frightened and bothered a lot of the time, that’s how they make their money – and yet all of us have an even greater responsibility to ourselves to try to remain resilient and calm.

via Chaos and war in the Ukraine; you will survive or if not, will die quickly | Philosophers’ Mail.

Granted, we journalists would probably go broke if we followed this advice, though maybe we could fill the void with “10 Musicians Who Led Double Lives” or something.

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