Cyclists - Stop Reading the News
I read the newspaper online at work. I can't do it anymore.
Today, indicative of the general stories, was filled with four terrible stories. First, man puts his two month old daughter in the microwave for twenty seconds - what the... Second, embezzler kills whole family - complete with a photo of a really nice bunch of kids and his wife in front of the Christmas tree. Third, truck driver runs red light and crashes into the back of a car filled with five children... father coincidentally turns up at the scene .... Finally, 16yo stabs father at 7am, mother catches him, she also gets stabbed... neighbours report that they were a normal family devoted to their son...
Was the world always like this and internet media has just made it more accessible? It is so depressing. I am not paranoid, but I think I am becoming over-protective of my family as a result.