Not So Obvious

A person lost in thought while reading a book.

The things that seem obvious when we notice them become less and less so if we dig a bit deeper and try to understand them from a broader perspective.

So whenever you find yourself thinking that something is obviously easy, complicated, difficult, or wrong, take a step back, reexamine it in detail, from a wider perspective. You just might find that it isn’t as clear-cut as it seemed.

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