In 1890, Eugene Schieffelin, a devoted reader of William Shakespeare’s works, introduced starling birds into Central Park, inspired by their mention in Shakespeare’s Henry VI. What he could not have known was that over the next hundred years, those same starlings would multiply and take over, causing havoc to local New Yorkers: https://fs.blog/2018/02/unintended-consequences/. Sometimes there are unintended costs in our calculated decisions. Our actions can deeply impact the lives of those around us.
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