Daily Prompt: You’ve Got the Power
If I had the power to enact a simple law it would be that everyone had to think for themselves. People could not hide behind religion, political ideologies, apathy or ignorance. Initially some people would be paralyzed with fear or their brain would hurt with the new activity. In order to make an informed choice, people would have to gather information just as the cavemen gathered berries.
What do you think about the NSA?
Is there such thing as global warming?
What happens when we die?
The saddest thing to think about is we do have this power and it can be taxing. Those that think the most are called introverts and pushed into the shadows, those that barely think get their own reality shows.
My law would be punishable by taking away the people who do not think television set and hand them a real newspaper for them to read.