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The Man Who Knew Too Little (nytimes.com)
11 points by phirschybar 7 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 1 comment

I did something similar to this during the recent election cycle. I got so stressed out from the constant bickering about Trump on Facebook and Twitter that I literally unfollowed all 400 of my friends on Facebook and just left my news feed empty. The only part of Facebook that I participate in nowadays is just topical private groups with friends and family (who have a general rule to avoid politics). I also entire Twitter (unless someone direct messages me or something), and I intentionally avoid the news on television and radio.

My life is fairly peaceful, and I get to focus on the day to day things that make me happy and make life meaningful (like playing with my toddler son at the end of the day).

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