Taking precautions is an interesting thing to do. Some people do that whenever they can, others don't think it's worth it. In Polish we have a saying: przezorny zawsze ubezpieczony, roughly meaning: the cautious is always insured.

There's a lot of truth in that. Sometimes even the smallest precaution might change the course drastically; save lives, even. In many scenarios, being cautious is just good for us.

But how cautious is too cautious? When does taking precautions become dangerous within itself?

At some point it must. Limiting ourselves and worrying about every step can be very hurtful to us and those around.

Be cautious to not be too cautious. But be cautious to be cautious.

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