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Max Brooks
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Planning and Thinking

The biggest asset that human beings have against zombies is the human mind, with its ability to think and reason. Humans are rational beings, and zombies are not. Through calm and rational thinking and preparations, humans can always be victorious over zombies. Intelligence and rationality at all costs are the only ways to survive.

Scientific thought is at the core of rational thought. When in the midst of a zombie attack, those that use observation to discover that zombies can be killed by head wounds find the means of survival. Others are too panicked by the zombies that continue to advance after being shot repeatedly in the chest to notice that those with head wounds are dead. Those who fail to observe and use reason and instead succumb to panic are doomed to be trapped or killed.

Planning is an important part of thinking. Knee-jerk responses...

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