The news today about Amazon buying Whole Foods made me think of my surprise when, as a teenager, I discovered that Disney owned much more than just a few theme parks and a movie collection.
While it always seemed like there was such variety—hundreds of TV channels, shows, newspapers, magazines—in reality, these could all be directly connected to just a handful of companies.
Suddenly, the world seemed to shrink. I realized I wasn’t as exposed to different thoughts and ways of life as I might have expected. When everything you are exposed to can be attributed to the desires of ~50 people (mostly white men), how representative of life’s possibilities can it actually be? Continue reading “Understand Messenger Motivations to Uncover Facts”