Most of What You’re Going to Read Today Is Pointless

“Most of what you read online today is pointless. It’s not important to your life. It’s not going to help you make better decisions. It’s not going to help you understand the world. It’s not going to help you develop deep and meaningful connections with the people around you. The only thing it’s really doing is altering your mood and perhaps your behavior.”

We tend to think consuming news every day is a good thing, but we might be wrong.

Shane Parrish makes a compelling argument that most of what you’re going to read today is pointless and suggests you significantly reduce the time you spend consuming news.

As it says in the post, “To be completely cured of newspapers, spend a year reading the previous week’s newspapers.”