Why is celebrity gossip considered news? It really isn't...
It really isn't. It just happens to get generalized as such, due to being offered in a similar/identical manner as real news. Just as with, what could be considered as, "real news" is selective and purveyed based on what will get the largest audience.
The unfortunate thing about information like "celebrity gossip" is it's desire by the masses who look for anything, even "crap," to distract them from their everyday life. Minding someone else's business; is an avoidance by the "minder," of their own life situations.
Additionally, it is concerning that too many "media professionals" take advantage of the dysfunctional desire(s) among the consumer populace.
As humans evolve as individuals who better know their selves, connect with what they "value" about any and all they encounter, we have the opportunity to change the reasons for wanting to avoid, rationalize, justify and excuse the things we do. (This can be accomplished within a life-time if not much sooner on)
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Upstreamism advocate Rishi Manchanda calls us to understand health not as a "personal responsibility" but a "common good."
- Upstreamism tasks health care professionals to combat unhealthy social and cultural influences that exist outside — or upstream — of medical facilities.
- Patients from low-income neighborhoods are most at risk of negative health impacts.
- Thankfully, health care professionals are not alone. Upstreamism is increasingly part of our cultural consciousness.
The Bajau people's nomadic lifestyle has given them remarkable adaptions, enabling them to stay underwater for unbelievable periods of time. Their lifestyle, however, is quickly disappearing.
- The Bajau people travel in small flotillas throughout the Phillipines, Malaysia, and Indonesia, hunting fish underwater for food.
- Over the years, practicing this lifestyle has given the Bajau unique adaptations to swimming underwater. Many find it straightforward to dive up to 13 minutes 200 feet below the surface of the ocean.
- Unfortunately, many disparate factors are erasing the traditional Bajau way of life.
The Canadian professor's old-school message is why many started listening to him.
- The simplicity of Peterson's message on suffering echoes Buddha and Rabbi Hillel.
- By bearing your suffering, you learn how to become a better person.
- Our suffering is often the result of our own actions, so learn to pinpoint the reasons behind it.
An innovation may lead to lifelike evolving machines.
- Scientists at Cornell University devise a material with 3 key traits of life.
- The goal for the researchers is not to create life but lifelike machines.
- The researchers were able to program metabolism into the material's DNA.
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