Holier than Thou

A few days ago a homeless man was arrested after he punched a baby in the face. The “news” outlets such as the Telegraph and 7 sensationalised the incident in no time, as the “public has the right to know”. So we are being told a version of the “news” using language to affect our most guttural instincts, to provoke anger, self-righteousness and the feeling that we are better than the alleged perpetrator, because we are different.


Source: CĂ©line Barthonnat

Indeed we are different. We walk past people like Nicholas Bolas on the street every day, while frustratedly punching mobile devices. We just do not pay attention to them at the moment. …

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