Solving a problem the first time…

… isn’t the same as finding the real solution, unless it’s the sort of problem that stays solved.*

You’ll have the real solution – the one you and the others are looking for – when you’ve made solving the problem easy (or automatic) next time, and every time after that.

See also:

Nested Problems, Nested Solutions
The Onion

*For example, burying a (dead) cat.

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