I used to know a lot of stuff. I've studied, been to places, met people, cooked food, heard music, and many other things besides.
|Credit: Anchorman and Google and whoever made this pic|
Well I couldn't, but....
But I genuinely think my brain has given up on some stuff. I found my Master's dissertation the other day and whilst the general topic was vaguely familiar, I don't remember a word of it. I agonised over that, read papers, had meetings... I even went to the library! (This was before the internet was really a thing...)
So what has all this fantastic(!) knowledge been replaced with? Carb values - that's what.
Slice of medium bread? 15g - 18g of carbs.
Decent biscuit (like a chocolate digestive)? 10g of carbs
Rice Krispies? 85% carbs mate.
It's like living in the Matrix for all intents and purposes - you see the numbers floating in front of you everywhere: