Is fast, catchy content maybe bad?

Media is now made, used, and connects at an unimaginable, massive speed and scale in an infinite digital sphere. Marketers, publishers, and creators seem to mostly suggest keeping content short, snappy, and catchy. In the world of business, people share this quote a lot: "If you can't explain it to a six-year-old, you don't understand it yourself" (Einstein). The approach has its value, but I am starting to wonder if this approach creates bad habits for deep learning and critical discussion. I don't have anything to add. Just thinking about this,


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Disclaimer: Don't take me (or anyone) else too seriously. Industry culture, opinions, and ideas change over time. Learning never stops.

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