Garbage in/Garbage out

Garbage in produces garbage out. However if the garbage is really designed to confuse or consume bandwidth & attention, then is it really garbage? It may be garbage to most but it is serving a purpose in the wars of ideas. Garbage/noise is consuming some portion of our attention. It is crowding out or masking legitimate information. This noise is consuming network bandwidth. It is consuming intellectual bandwidth. It is consuming us.

The high pitched scream of marketing is no more than sheer noise.