By Matt Baker
Consider this: you’re walking to class or work from your apartment, and you have an earth-shattering idea about curing the global poverty crisis. You’ve thought up an entire manifesto outlining your plan to increase taxes on the rich, save up that money, and then invest that money into infrastructure and free education projects for the jobless and underprivileged.
But suddenly a bus runs a red light. You’re in the middle of a crosswalk and have to book-it or else you’ll be smashed to bits. Of course you deftly avoid the bus, but when you compose yourself on the other side, you’ve forgotten everything.