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Stories are highly simplified cause and effect models of an inherently unpredictable reality. We tend to incorrectly infer direct causality when there is systemic causality or just correlation.
Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words. (Mark Twain)
That realization is important, because if they can make it worse, that means they can make it better. And if it’s this easy to imagine a worse experience, how hard is it to imagine a better one?