When Every Story Is A Success Story

How only seeing survivors skews our perception of the truth

Turns out searching for ‘survivor’ on stock photo sites gives you lots of results for islands. Source: Pexels

There’s a common problem that a lot of people have when they start engaging with other humans online, particularly on Twitter. You start reading up on a topic that you think is a fairly fringe belief — say, that the Earth is flat — and instead of finding only one or two absurd people advocating for it…