A second look

Today, I saw an example of a phenomenon humans are guilty of. We provide solutions based on our experience, without necessarily understanding the problem. It is a survival hack we are conditioned to have. The quicker the response, the better your chance of survival.

No matter how enlightening your response is to a question or a problem, the one who responds faster gets more points. This makes a studied response seem dull.

Interestingly, the solutions to problems come from the same people that made it worse in the first place. Until the consequence of hurried action is greater than the stubbornness of experience, people hold on to their first reflex answer.

I am thankful for people that help me take a second look, ask questions and choose from alternatives beyond experience.

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