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One problem I have with the expression "when all you have is a hammer every problem looks like a nail" is that a hammer can be used for other things. The lack of other tools is not an excuse for lack of imagination.

The expression only holds true for someone who either has never had to think for themselves or has never been allowed to.

@kobi_lacroix this reminds me of my eternal response to "its like comparing apples and oranges"

me: theyre both fruit

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