George Washington Goethals

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United States army officer and engineer who supervised the construction of the Panama Canal (1858-1928)

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COLONEL GEORGE GOETHALS wasn't thinking about flora and fauna when he ordered the Panama Canal built to retain the maximum amount of surrounding jungle.
For example, in their chapter on the "uniqueness bias," George Goethals, David Messick, end Scott Allison document the tendency for us to see our own behaviors as at least better then average, given that our standing on the behavior is not strongly constrained by reality.