Tilt at windmills

Tilt at windmills: attack imaginary enemies or evils. [with allusion to the story of Don Quixote tilting at windmills, believing they were giants.] Source: New Oxford American Dictionary

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Our unique ability to imagine collectively allows us to cooperate flexibly and in very large numbers – Yuval Noah Harari on Why Humans Control the World

“The real difference between humans and all other animals is not on the individual level; it’s on the collective level. Humans control the planet because they are the only animals that can cooperate both flexibly and in very large numbers. […] What enables us alone, of all the animals, to cooperate in such a way? The…

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