Connections: How to escape a click-bait culture
Author Seth Godin points out the following: "The bestselling novel of 1961 was Allen Drury's Advise and Consent. Millions of people read this 690-page political novel. In 2016, the big sellers were coloring books." Godin writes that there has always been broccoli and candy when it comes to culture... but what happens if everything becomes candy?
What happens if all we read is click-bait? Heck, Godinnotes that even Bravo and the History Channel have reality dating competitions. He urges us to "vote with our clicks," for starters, and we see if our panel agrees: