In ancient times, when an earthquake shook our world, we interpreted it as a sign from the gods, as punishment for some wrong. In those times, we believed the world was flat and the sun revolved around it. Our egos put us at the centre of the universe as the pinnacle of God’s creation.
But, over time, scientists questioned this, and, by looking deeply into the nature of things, were able to prove the Earth revolves around the sun, and earthquakes are a result of movements of tectonic plates within the earth’s crust, or volcanic action.
We live in a 24-hour news culture. The algorithms behind our social media and news feeds give us more of what we want, like kids eating McDonalds for every meal. They put us, like our ancestors, at the centre of a universe in which everything revolves around us. This blinds us to the true nature of things, so we are shocked when events take place that do not fit our filtered world view.
So it is with Trumpageddon. Continue reading “Trumpageddon”