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The Scout Mindset by Julia Galef

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The Scout Mindset by Julia Galef

Consider the world to be a battlefield, with two kinds of individuals on the field: soldiers and scouts. Soldiers are the most common type of person on the battlefield. The troops think that there is only one way to look at the world, and that is their way of looking at it. They are prepared to attack anything or anybody who they believe is in opposition to their ideology. Then there are the scouts to consider. The scouts are not interested in engaging in combat. There is nothing more important to them than determining the lay of the ground, drawing an exact map of the battlefield, and establishing the facts, regardless of whether those facts support or contradict what they believe to be true. The major revelation is as follows: We're the ones on the front lines. and we're the scouts in charge. We are both soldiers and scouts, but each of us tends to approach life in a somewhat different way than the other.

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