We only buy ideas that contradict our beliefs. Therefore, the alternative views are achieved not only paying them.
Almost everything you read was written by someone who has a special interest in not contradict, either because they live in what you pay or because they simply want to be loved by you.
Indeed, almost all communicators try to know what you prefer, what you refuse and, within those limits, try sending a message looking for you to clap, you add an "I like" and follow reading forever.
As we see, there is always a profit motive exists an intention to perpetuate it, leaving aside all other considerations.
When an author writes seeking your approval are faced with the paradoxical situation in which, in the end, everything you read is indirectly written by yourself. It is you who dictates what the author wants this type then, to read what he wrote, confirm that the writer and you think the same.
The situation resembles a travel agency that offers a very expensive trip to the wonderful scenery of his own face.
When you pay them, they will put a mirror in front as long as a friendly tour guide will it pointing : “!Look what beautiful eyebrows have here, the angle of the mouth is not lost; Stop for a minute enjoy this beautiful flange projecting in the left eyelid!"
The obvious question is: Why pay you to contradict me and no real news are free? Should not it be the other way around?
As the market economy, prices are regulated by supply and demand, and given that almost no one wants to alter their beliefs, almost no demand ideas that contradict it.
Note: Original in Spanish (without translation by Google): Las ideas diferentes deben ser gratuitas.
(Este es el Artículo Nº 2.109)