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What We Really Need Is Fake Good News

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Fake news is a huge problem, but not for the reason people think. Fake news isn’t harmful because it spreads lies. It’s harmful because it’s bad news. It depresses us and makes us feel threatened. What’s the point of fake news if it makes us feel worse than the real news?

Fake Rolexes and fake fur don’t make their owners feel bad. A fake Monet painting, if well done, can cheer a viewer immensely. Turkey burgers, artificial sweeteners and I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter rarely ruin anybody’s day. Fake medications can be…

By | 2017-04-14T00:44:40+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Comments Off on What We Really Need Is Fake Good News