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But, human beings aren’t crazy. So, why do we keep doing what we know can hurt us, whether it is cross country dirt bike racing or falling in love? Our minds can’t always control our hearts. Philosophers have been trying to describe and explain this reality for thousands of years. Sigmund Freud used the image of a horse and rider to describe the ego and id. About sixteen hundred years before Freud, Plato used the metaphor of a chariot driver and a team of horses to describe the same thing. In their book Switch, Chip and Dan Heath borrow a metaphor that I think works great. It is a rider on an elephant. We all have a rider and an elephant.