Thoughts on prediction

Seems to me, the complicated, laggy relationship between time, free will, and the outcomes of choice causes lots of problems for us humans.

For instance, I’d argue that such deep complexity makes the act of prediction based on cause and effect quite a slippery target; future outcomes are always shifting based on your present intentions and actions, conscious and otherwise.

Seems to me, predictions based on logic in complex systems or situations fail more often than those based on intuition, which, unlike linear systems, don’t need clear answers to yet provide value.

Upshot: maybe this is one great basis for understanding the process of the journey as the only destination? After all, if every destination is different than imagined before arrival, what’s the point of having a destination at all, except to point your feet in the right direction?

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