How Our Phone Addiction Is Destroying Democracy

Tristan Harris discusses fake news.

Tristan Harris discusses fake news.

Tristan Harris explains how the race to the bottom of the brainstem is playing out in politics: Social media hijacks our attention by generating and feeding outrage, and this destroys our ability to know things, making it much harder for a healthy democracy to flourish.

Originally published at journal.thriveglobal.com

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