I Too Much Information Holberg Prize winner Cass R. Sunstein writes about the information age we live in, where information can be found everywhere. How can information affect us in a positive and negative way? Do we have to be exposed to all this information?
How do we provide and receive information? Some information is good for us, while other information creates confusion, unrest and hysteria.
During the pandemic, citizens in most European countries receive new information about new restrictions and rules almost weekly. If we search for covid-19 on the internet, we find many different studies with many different sources. What should we trust? How should we use the information we receive in our own lives?
Information can give rise to agitation, terror, shame and despair.
The first chapter of this book is entitled “Knowledge is power, but ignorance. . .