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Nothing in history, not even the Industrial Revolution, has produced anything remotely like the staggering level of change that has descended on the world with the technological revolution now spinning faster and faster around mankind. In the maelstrom of change overtaking us, one of the most extreme shifts has been the staggering upsurge in our ability to relay information via social media and public media technology.  Compared to just 15 years ago, reflect on the flood of information that gets thrown at us now, daily, whether one asks for it or not, and at the results of this exposure.

The awareness of mankind today at what goes on around him/her has been enormously expanded, and for people in prominent positions who are accountable to the public, the pressure, compared to even 20 years ago, has to be like going from pitch black to bright light.  In this media flood, even if we were to eliminate the jaundiced or one-sided views  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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