It’s always easier to learn something than to use what you’ve learned… . You’re alone when you’re learning. But you always use it on other people. It’s different when there are other people involved.
Considering that we live in an era of evolutionary everything—-evolutionary biology, evolutionary medicine, evolutionary ecology, evolutionary psychology, evolutionary economics, evolutionary computing—-it was surprising how rarely people thought in evolutionary terms. It was a human blind spot. We look at the world around us as a snapshot when it was really a movie, constantly changing.