About focusing on the right things During World War II, the Allies mapped bullet holes in planes that were hit by Nazi fire They sought to strengthen the planes by reinforcing the areas that received more bullets (shown as red dots on the picture) Theoretically, it was a logical deduction. After all, these were the most affected areas But Abraham Wald, a mathematician, came to a different conclusion: the red dots represented only the damage to the planes that were able to come back home According to him, we should reinforce the areas where there were no points, because these are the places where the plane would not survive being hit This phenomenon is called survival deviation It happens when you look at the things that have survived when you should focus on the things that didn't What are you looking at in this crisis? Where are you taking bullets or where should we act?
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