Our definitions are often positive because we know the how, what, when, where, who and why. Some of our definitions are negative: peace is the absence of war. Sometimes, we do not agree; then our definitions are not universal. Example: what is love? The ancient Greek used at least 6 different words.
Latter would explain why people take sides in any discussion (ie, focus) rather than looking at the bigger picture (ie, perspective). A 2021 Aeon / Psyche article claims something similar: Sometimes, paying attention means we see the world less clearly.
Why do we forget or ignore to zoom out after zooming in? A simple answer is that the world is more clear (and more simple) to us when we zoom in. Zooming out would give (self-) doubt. We prefer certainty.
Anybody can be a great photographer if they zoom in enough on what they love.A quote by David Bailey (b.1938), an English photographer and director.
Note: all markings (bold, italic, underlining) by LO unless in quotes or stated otherwise.