“It’s the greatest time to be alive and simultaneously the worst. No one can be bored anymore, the history of entertainment is at your fingertips and you can communicate with everybody you’ve ever known instantly. But you’re lacking meaning in life, while charlatans tell you they have the answer, whether it be the religious right or the bogus left.”
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This post about why 2017 is the best and the worst is a nice overview of how Bob Lefsetz is wrapping his head around what’s happened this year. As with most things these days, it sparks more questions than answers.