On the problems with the Information Age

When stories were shared by word of mouth in Ancient Greece, people memorized entire books like The Iliad as a testament to their love of those stories. Information was scarcer during Ancient Greece, so beloved stories were given greater attention and care. Devout Muslims for a similar reason memorize the Koran. To them, the Koran is the only true source of information handed down by Allah. However, in the information-drowned world we currently find ourselves...