You may have a way that you always do things.
You always pay your bills on the first of the month.
You always get three quotes when hiring a potential vendor regardless of fit.
You always check at least three references.
Blame it on our hunter and gatherer ancestors but one of our core human values is safety. Looking up the meaning of that word in the dictionary is not very satisfying but it’s “safe” to say that the concept relates to the fact that every single human being wants shelter, well-being and protection for themselves, their friends and their children, for the people they love.