This is a great video that just came out from Paleo FX. I think it’s worth sharing because I suspect this attitude is more common that most would believe.
It’s not just prevalent in paleo-land, it’s in every domain of significance. And why is that?
By my judgement it is primarily due to something called the anti-conceptual mentality. This phenomenon is culture wide, and generations deep.
I think of it as an addiction to concretes, coupled with an active ignorance of additional layers of abstraction (which teeters closely on “aggressive-stupidity”).
In daily-life talk, it’s the addiction with “what to do”, and a complete dismissal of why one should do some thing — if anything is to be done at all.
This is as common in political discussions as it is in the “health and fitness” industry, and as one might imagine, the world of dating and relationship advice.
It’s tempting to say that this “what vs. why” concept is easier to observe in one domain over another, but truthfully, it’s…