... rather than analysis of the parameters that apply to their cases.
Is it a form of (intellectual) lazziness? Or are so many people so caught up in the daily modalities that they cannot really step back and take a critical/analytical view?
Are they "defined" by others and by the outcomes of what the others are doing, without realising that keys to good and bad decisions are personal? That one person's "paradise" is another's "nightmare"?'