The “lack of imagination” problem I wrote of last year is clearly a real, ongoing phenomenon.
Our society seems to be falling into the kind of tyranny envisioned by Huxley in Brave New World, rather than that of Orwell. We get so distracted by the flurry of Twitters, YouTube videos, and blogs that interest us that we are too busy to even notice the absence of reasoned political debate.
I am not sure how I can get at (nay, even that it exists to be gotten) objective reporting these days.
All I can get, in reporting, on Obama, seems to have either a Democratic or Republican political slant. Both varieties tend to be so biased as to make them unuseful.
Likewise, in Canadian political reporting, I see little real information – only pro-Liberal or pro-Conservative (or anti-one-or-the-other) propaganda.