Social scientists are doomed to fail as long as they forget the subconscious

Culture is what we learn, store and share subconsciously.

Outer behaviors that we have in common, are largely shaped by culture.

Interactions between these inner and outer behaviors make a society.

Complexities of outer behaviors can be covered by computer programming.

But social scientists, including economists, tend to forget culture.

They study the visible houses and ignore the basements beneath.


That is why go on failing to explain and predict outer behaviors.




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