usually i want to be caught up on current events. i don’t want to miss anything. even if i often feel overwhelmed by the sheer amount of information i consume via social media, blogs, podcasts, youtube, whatever, i press on, convinced that missing something means i’m not as informed as i could be. and not being the most informed person makes me feel dumb.
but i’ve come to the conclusion that there are some things i just don’t need to read, hear, or see. i’m trying to be more selective about the information i consume. do i need to know everything firsthand? Continue reading “trigger warning, or why i don’t need to be a feminist anthropologist this time”