[Revised entry by Tze-Ki Hon on September 18, 2023.
Changes to: Main text, Bibliography]
Every day, we make decisions to minimize conflicts and disruptions to make peace with ourselves and people around us. Every day, we take actions to smooth out inconsistencies and irregularities to make our lives look manageable and meaningful. Every day, we perform our duties to our families and our professional organizations to present an image of loyalty and responsibility. Yet, despite our best efforts, we know that we must have missed a great deal of opportunities and overlooked a lot of options because we, knowingly or unknowingly, tend to be…
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