A number of cognitive quirks in our brains hold us back from seeing the real world. They’re like bugs in our mental software. They’ve been there so long we think they’re features.
They ain’t features.
“History is largely peace punctuated by wars, rather than wars punctuated by peace.”
“We can have a tendency to scare ourselves beyond the real or even perceived threats.”
“That fact is, we’re fear based creatures and it completely warps our sense of reality.”