The expertise gap

Just about everyone knows how to drive a car. Very few of us know how to build one. For almost all of history, expertise wasn’t really a factor. If you were raised with the other hunter-gatherers, you were pretty good (good enough) at building a fire, maintaining a hut, hunting and gathering… But as we […]


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