In our 21st century, the masses rarely do so. Since there is no risk consequence, they make immediate judgment call. Performing due diligence sometimes takes some time, some effort and the willingness to analyze. Most people are not willing to do that.
Some of them do not even have the drive to stay focused on a topic for five solid minutes. ... That is so sad.
During a lecture for the London Review of Books, the Booker Prize-winning novelist launched a scathing criticism of Prince William’s wife, branding her a “jointed doll on which certain rags are hung” with “no personality of her own” and insisting she appears to have been “designed by committee and built by craftsmen, with a perfect plastic smile.”