Building Block: Omission

Sometimes what isn’t said is just as important (or more important) as what is said.

The mainstream media is guilty of “omission of fact” likely more than the Government or any other institution you might think is guilty of the same thing.

It will leave out parts of conversations, important facts, “fail” to fully research a story in the interest of being “first to report it” etc.

It can also fail to report the whole story, even when it does have it.

It does this all the time.

CNN, FoxNews, MSNBC, NBC, Fisher Communications, etc… the list goes on and on.

Now, don’t get me wrong, this does not mean that no other source does the same thing.  You have to do your due diligence in order to confirm as many facts as possible … in search of the truth.

Also, “Omission” isn’t just a sin committed by the mainstream media…

Your Government, next door neighbor, doctor, CDC, FDA, etc… can all omit details and facts to confirm their own version of the truth (something we will dive into in future articles).

Again, due diligence and research are necessary before jumping to conclusions about any source.

PLUS, you must be willing to be proven wrong, and adjust your truth accordingly.  Otherwise, you’re omitting truth as well.

We’re all guilty of this … because we’re human … and bias forces us to omit certain parts of the truth to fit our viewpoint.

So the next time a “crisis” comes up in the mainstream media (usually a manufactured “truth” to get eyeballs to their media)…

… find out what they are omitting before joining the “mob” that typically erupts out of the situation.

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