Climate change is happening too slowly. To slowly for human brains to consider it a real threat, and react appropriately. So says psychologist Dan Gilbert.
(h/t: A Few Things Ill Considered)
Humans like to smoke and eat things that make them sick long term too. We don’t seem to plan very well for long term problem solving.
As the video states, our brains have only been looking into the future for a very short period of time (evolutionary speaking). We still aren’t very good at it.