Change inconvenient but necessary (commentary)

Change inconvenient but necessary (commentary)

CHANGE is difficult. Deep down, we're all inherently reluctant to embrace any type of shift and tend to regress back to our established habits and behavioral patterns.

Nobody describes that better than Walter Bagehot — who often wrote about the importance of "breaking the cake of custom" — when he said: "One of the greatest pains to human nature is the pain of a new idea. It ... makes you think that after all, your favorite notions may be wrong, yo

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