Few of us bear past burdens as heavy as Fukuyama’s, but none of us can escape the ordeal.
Inversion asks, “what if something was the opposite?” Dimensional decoupling asks, “what if something wasn’t an opposite?”
By overcoming our fears, we can comfortably adopt a “Yes, And” mindset when appropriate, and learn to accept other people’s offers.
Wouldn’t it be useful to improve our understanding of how other people think and feel?
The more correct something is, the more useful it tends to be. But this correlation is overestimated. Fixating on correctness cripples our personal growth.
We may think that correct mental models are always good to have, but the reality is that some correct models are useless or even harmful.
A common belief is that we should only use correct mental models, but the reality is that some wrong models are worth keeping around.