The purveyors of fake

Posted on January 11, 2019 4:48 pm

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It was Richard Feynman who popularized the notion that “You are the easiest person for you to fool.” But what happens when the “yous” fooling themselves finally reach critical mass within a nation? Is that what exposes the entire culture as being fake?

Our culture today seems to be built upon fake foundations. The purveyors of fake get away with it, because the consumers of fake keep lining up at the door for another helping. Is our individual reality so miserable and wanting that only the fake can provide relief? Or are we measuring our lives by fake yardsticks?