When the onslaught of news is overwhelming and oppressively Right Now, I like to escape by:
- Getting out of Here — read non-US and non-US based news, media, culture, and history. Try to intellectually get out in the world.
- Getting out of Now — read history, watch documentaries, read old novels, listen to classic (and classical) music, learn from the Stoics. Ponder ago.
Sometimes it feels like we’re in a time loop — like it’s Groundhog Day, every day.