Why Do Humans Think Life Is About Getting Things Figured Out?

DannyWhy do humans think life is about getting things figured out?  As if there will be this moment of epiphany when all will be clear and life will finally make sense.  The truth is life is about making mistakes.  It is trial and error.  You learn what you want by determining what is it you do not want.  You learn by screwing up.

25 thoughts on “Why Do Humans Think Life Is About Getting Things Figured Out?

  1. Most things I’ve learned by trial and error, some things I have to figure out in advance because it requires a blueprint. For example, I am currently figuring out retirement plans. Where I want to settle, work, finances, if I want to sell my home and rent, what my income will be and if it will be enough to support my lifestyle, etc….

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    • I’m still not certain that “figuring it out” actually exists. Life is more of a moving target and things change so fast. Once you think you have life by the tail, something moves and it’s on to another journey.

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