Beware of overprotection

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Imagine you are in a room. Everything is padded, including the floor. There are no sharp objects and nothing that could cause harm. The light is not too bright and there are no loud sounds. You are fed a bland diet with just mineral water to drink.

It doesn’t sound very appealing, right? And yet it’s very safe. Well, that’s the kind of society we are creating for ourselves and…