Logics tells us that time should be either linear, cyclical or circular. However, our individual experience tells us something different. We live both simultaneously and exclusively in linear, cyclical and circular timelines.
Intellectual authorities lost our implicit trust.
Contrary to what is often peddled, this is not primarily due to social media, internet, conspiracy theories or fake news, but to the failure of the authorities themselves, to live-up to and live-by the expectations they created.