Probability vs. Reality: Charting Your Own Course1 min read

“๐ˆ๐Ÿ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ ๐ก๐š๐ฏ๐ž ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ% ๐œ๐ž๐ซ๐ญ๐š๐ข๐ง๐ญ๐ฒ ๐ข๐ง ๐ฎ๐ง๐๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ๐ญ๐š๐ง๐๐ข๐ง๐  ๐š ๐ฌ๐ข๐ญ๐ฎ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง, ๐ข๐ญ’๐ฌ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐Ÿ๐ข๐ซ๐ฌ๐ญ ๐ฌ๐ข๐ ๐ง ๐ญ๐ก๐š๐ญ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ ๐ก๐š๐ฏ๐ž ๐ง๐จ ๐ข๐๐ž๐š ๐ฐ๐ก๐š๐ญ’๐ฌ ๐ ๐จ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐จ๐ง.”

That’s the advice my psychology teacher gave me.

Everyone’s life is truly unique

We don’t know what will happen to us, and we can’t predict the outcomes of our actions, especially when they involve others.

Sometimes, all factors and our interpretation point to one cause, result, or conclusion.

Statistically, it might be a reasonable assumption, but we often deal with specific cases.

As they say, it doesn’t matter if the probability is 99% if you end up in that 1%.

We can’t predict anything in advance.

If so, what can we do?


โ–ถ๏ธŽ Explore possibilities

โ–ถ๏ธŽ Test probabilities

โ–ถ๏ธŽ Analyze outcomes

And then build what you want based on what happens.

Based on facts, not assumptions.

It’s particularly dangerous to base your actions on conclusions like “it can’t be any other way!” In such cases, often, the castles in the air collapse straight onto their creators, with all the consequences.

We never know precisely how something will happen until it does.

Maybe in general, but the details make the difference and are crucial.

So, moving step by step along the path of progress is the fastest way to achieve desired results.

(C) Progress Psychologist, Ivan

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