I struggle to wrap my head around the concept of technology and engineering. As a writer and psychotherapist, I love working with language and the mind, but flying on a plane and/or using a new piece of technology still feel like magic to me.
I have trouble with the concept of authority. I don't like to just take answers from someone in a position of authority if I don't know whether they are actually qualified to be giving orders. I like to do my due diligence first in order to make sure that whoever I have to listen to knows what they are talking about and is accurate in the instructions they're giving.
I can never wrap my head around why some people insist on always being right, instead of being kind. For me, choosing kindness is a no-brainer, so I just can't understand why anyone would choose otherwise.
I struggle with the concept of time dilation -- that time is not absolute and fixed but instead, is relative, as gravity and motion both cause time to dilate. So 60 minutes in one place is not necessarily the same amount of time as 60 minutes somewhere else.
I can't understand why so many people are so fascinated with the concept of living in space, and why they are so eager to explore space, instead of focusing on what we can do to protect our own planet Earth, where we live and which sustains us.
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