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This certainly applies in medical decisions, multi-million dollar contracts, hurricane evacuations, etc. As a result, relying on a rule improves our judgment precisely because it takes away our tendency to find and act on exceptions. When average doctors apply rules most of the time, but violate them when they feel it's necessary, the rules don't help them improve. Of course, who thinks they're an average doctor, or go to one?


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