Split decisions

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Science  04 Oct 2019:
Vol. 366, Issue 6461, pp. 24-27
DOI: 10.1126/science.366.6461.24

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  • The long-term vision is required in the historic turning point like Brexit

    Erik Stokstad wrote an article entitled "Split decisions" (1). The article describes the short-term vision. In the historic turning point like Brexit, the long-term vision is required instead of the short-term vision. There are the three teachings in China: Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism (2). According to Wikipedia, Taoism is a philosophical or religious tradition of Chinese origin which emphasizes living in harmony with the Tao. Tao means a road, channel, path, doctrine, or line. There is no such thing good or bad in selecting the path. It is all the same in the long run. Do not be obsessed with short term pleasures since the short-term pleasures can blind you to the value of long-term contentment.

    1. Erik Stokstad, "Split decisions”, Science 04 Oct 2019: Vol. 366, Issue 6461, pp. 24-27
    2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_teachings

    Competing Interests: None declared.

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