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I think it boiling your statement down; it all comes back to not swallowing everything you read or see as truth; no matter the source.

Of course you're always going to read and absorb stuff that supports your own biases - no matter how well adjusted you deem yourself to be - or for that matter how unhinged others judge you to be.

Since the first days of printed news papers a couple of hundred years ago media has always targeted the vulnerable mind open to persuasion; no matter which side of the fence you claim to sit. In this modern age where paid agendas vie for your attention at nearly every blink - it's all the more important to question everything.

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