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Strong Towns Founder Brings Community Development Strategies to Pittsfield

Charles Marohn believes that humans are basically wired to highly value immediate positive while discounting long-term negatives. That's a well recognized and documented psychology. That explains why many people will eat poor food and sit down in front of a television rather than go to the gym. But Marohn's specialty is psychology. He's a civil engineer. So why was talking psychology in a room full of government officials and city planners?

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