This Moralmatters author was gone from his computer most of the day. During that time he had two separate conversations with two family members. The conversations entailed a major commonality. They revolved around the aspect that reality and truth is absent from government and mainstream media. The other common threads that were present during these two conversations were:
What difference does it make in your [Nathan Bickel’s] life whether government and mass media lie? What can you do about it? What control do you have over it? The other “common thread” was…………………..