Opinion

Burhop: Don’t be lazy; just do some actual research

Posted 8/5/21

Without being accusatory, I ask the question: Are Americans inherently lazy?

I’m not referring to work ethic. Americans are among the hardest working people in the world. I’m talking …

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Burhop: Don’t be lazy; just do some actual research

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Without being accusatory, I ask the question: Are Americans inherently lazy?

I’m not referring to work ethic. Americans are among the hardest working people in the world. I’m talking about gathering information. Far too many rely on social media for their sole source of information.

Social media is probably the worst source that people use. That would be “Uncle Joe,” the neighbor lady, a TV personality, or whomever. I ask the previous question: Is it lazy not to get more qualified info? Especially medical, political, and facts on current events?

My education says get a minimum of three sources for a proper viewpoint. Are we that busy not to make informed decisions? Are we that lazy?

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