Isaac Asimov “There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there always has been.” Isaac Asimov, 1980 Advertisements Share this:PrintEmailTweetMoreWhatsAppShare on TumblrTelegramPocketLike this:Like Loading... Related 6 thoughts on “Isaac Asimov” Add yours Amen sister. We are the United States of Entertainment and any news beyond a sound bite does not interest us. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply The statistics back up your assertion about people liking sound bites. From StatisticBrain: The average attention span in 2015: 8.25 seconds the average attention span in 2000: 12 seconds The average attention span of a gold fish: 9 seconds Percent of a website page views that lasted more than 10 minutes: 4% Percent of words read on web pages with 111 words or less: 49% Percent of words read on an average (593 words) web page: 28% Users spent an additional 4.4 seconds more for each additional 100 words. Link: Attention Span Statistics by Statistic Brain April 2, 2015 http://www.statisticbrain.com/attention-span-statistics/ LikeLike Reply So true, and we are certainly seeing it now. LikeLike Reply 🙂 Yes we are. LikeLike Reply So true! LikeLike Reply 🙂 Yes it is. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Thoughts? Share below :-) Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (Address never made public) Name Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) w Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.