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Driving through Berkeley, near where I live, it’s not unusual to see a beat-up, old VW bus with a bumper sticker that reads, “Think Globally, Act Locally.”

Unfortunately, if there’s one thing we humans are not very good at, it’s thinking globally. We have an unfortunate tendency to think very locally. I see it every July in San Francisco—people from New Jersey, dressed in T-shirts and shorts, freezing their asses off because they think summer here is like summer there.

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