Jul 4, 2013

But there is no doubt that it's a reminder of how much we're in the dark when it comes to life's most important decisions. If an experience will make you a different person, you can't know in advance what that person will make of it. This arguably applies even to tiny changes – taking a different route to work, say. For bigger ones, it suggests that “rational decision-making” may be nothing but a comforting fantasy; all we're really doing is taking blind leaps of faith.