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Don't follow blindly

What is popular is not always right; what is right is not always popular.

Humans are quick to find a pattern to mimic. We’re quick to find a leader to follow. We long for a hero. We’re in search for a template that serves us all the answers on silver platter.

I think this may be an immutable characteristic for some. But not for you.

If someone tells you something, question it. If something falls into your lap, don’t assume it is the answer. Look at it; measure it; contemplate it’s side-effects; scrutinize it’s source; and test it against the world around you.

If we all make the best decisions with the best available knowledge, the world will become a better place. Most often, the “best” decision is different for each of us.

Obedience is not a virtue.