"You shall listen to all sides and filter them for yourself."
~Walt Whitman ~
Back in the 80's there was a popular hip-hop song called "Don't believe the hype," and truly, those lyrics are classic, and still apt. We are so ready to believe anything and everything, to get swept up in public opinion and the constant spin of the media.
Let's not. Le's remember to think for ourselves and be autonomous and authentic and true. Let's not get herded along like cattle, or sheep, en masse.
I have a good brain and many years of living experience so I needn't allow others to tell me what I ought to think.