via Business Insider
“Present Shock” author Douglas Rushkoff explains why we love zombie shows and post-apocalyptic movies. We’re stuck in a nonstop feedback loop of information, without any beginning or end, and it causes us consistent stress and anxiety. These alternate realities act as an escape from that stress.
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