Slow Moving Disaster

Scott Adams framing: my observation is that whenever humanity can see a slow-moving disaster coming, we find a way to avoid it.

Is it because

  • there wasn't really a big problem in the first place, just pseudo-drama?
  • if a disaster is slow-moving society has time to fix it?
  • big problems tend to be Self Defeating?
  • ??

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