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Why the First Cowboy To Draw Always Gets Shot 398 398

cremeglace writes "Have you ever noticed that the first cowboy to draw his gun in a Hollywood Western is invariably the one to get shot? Nobel-winning physicist Niels Bohr did, once arranging mock duels to test the validity of this cinematic curiosity. Researchers have now confirmed that people indeed move faster if they are reacting, rather than acting first."
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Why the First Cowboy To Draw Always Gets Shot

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Getting the job done is no excuse for not following the rules. Corollary: Following the rules will not get the job done.

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