Like I keep saying, perhaps 90+% of people (99% for Democrats) never take the time to research anything. Instead, they believe what they see on the web and hear from friends. When the world is in a state of information overload, as we currently are, that is a dangerous concept.
Originally Posted by Mike Dammann
The flip side is that no one trusts their government enough to allow them to filter information. Information will always turn into propaganda when the government control it.
"Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote." -- Benjamin Franklin