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20 September 2016

Tim Parchikov_Night of the Year 2016

BURNING NEWS

How does human consciousness react when the flow of information – the ‘hot news’ is constantly bombarding it – reaching a critical point? With the rise of mass media, news as a phenomenon is becoming an important part of our social existence. ‘Burning news’ has to rouse the consciousness, inflame the heart and render the intellect incandescent. But instead of exciting us, the opposite happens: an effect of anesthesia. The mind sinks into anabiosis.