As humans, we know we are not perfect, we make mistakes. Neuroscience tells us that the brain cannot accept failure or accept mistakes. We defend and at times blame others, just like the biblical story of Adam. Facing a failure or wrong doing the brain responds with a basic emotion ‘fear’ and reactive behaviours to cover the sense of failure. This is called a cognitive bias[, justifications or defense mechanism. These reactive behaviours cloud our lenses and makes us see ourselves, others and the world in a distorted way, but, as we create them, they become familiar and are often comforting. Its like living in a comfortable box.

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