Teaching and example, just what we need
Research has shown that humans aren’t that much better than other intelligent creatures at first-principles reasoning, but we are absolute killers when it comes to “monkey-see-monkey-do.” (The formal term for this is “social learning.”) —Inside the Clubhouse, Divinations
Me: This is why the New Testament has both teaching and example, from Jesus to the apostles to many of the faithful disciples. It’s got what we need!
I encourage you, then, be imitators of me, 1Co 4.16.