I took that pic from here. Follow her, she’s awesome.
Anyway… I just got back from the doctor’s right across the street from work. I left the office early because I’d been feeling shitty all day. In fact, I’ve had the flu and a nasty ass cough on and off since March this year. I’m now starting to wonder if this recurring illness may have something to do with my disgusting cigarette addiction (I’ve been a regular smoker since I was 14 years-old) or if I’m just slowly dying of tuberculosis.
I’m not sure which makes me more sad, the fact that one of the top broadsheets in my home country would publish something as unfounded and sensationalist as this, or the fact that so many people are actually entertaining the story as a valid journalism. Is it just that the masses are so willing to believe anything that could possibly upgrade our current standing in global (albeit stereotyped) perception? I don’t know. I do know that it’s bullshit though.
I’m referring to this story in today’s PDI. Newspapers should be free to print whatever they want, even if it isn’t journalism — that’s free speech. People though consume newspapers in large because they want to learn small or large truths about their community, their country, and their world. A…