How Redundant Advice Hints a Society of Intellectual Vacuum

The reason why people don’t improve …

Article A: states banality, receives warm welcome and high acceptance as it is familiar, and requires no change to the reader. Everyone pretends that they learn something new, or as if it is some form of fresh revelation.

Article B: states non-obvious methods, and is ignored by people. It is rejected with the reason “I can’t understand” as a pretext for “I can’t accept” or “it requires me to change”. Where possible, people may even find ways to invalidate it in order to justify their status quo and unprogressive mindset.

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