... except maybe for the fact that there are many things we do not know.
Surviving modern life has become a lot like playing Poker these days: navigating a huge amount of incomplete information. I plan, I cancel, I plan again, I reschedule ... I cancel and then I plan again, maybe. Taking decisions feels like rolling a dice and making any sorts of plans feels audacious. In order to be able to move forward at all, I try to use what I have learned playing cards: not to be too much of a result oriented fool.
From a more spiritual point of view, one can quote one of today's most influential spiritual authors, Eckhart Tolle:
“If you can be absolutely comfortable with not knowing who you are, then what's left is who you are -- the Being behind the human, a field of pure potentiality rather than something that is already defined.”
I am not the spiritual kinda guy but I like the idea that IT IS OK NOT TO KNOW.
Whether I am facing the decision to play a big pot not knowing for sure what my opponent is holding and what he is going to do with it or whether it comes to deciding where and how I will spend the coming months, it really always comes down to trying to make the most educated decision. I would be happy to get some feedback about how you cope with all the uncertainties that have been thrown at us lately.
If I turn out to be wrong, I have become pretty good at detaching myself from my own spontaneous negative feeling and judgement. The only acceptable judgement I have decided I can (and probably must) have towards myself is in terms of dedication and attitude.
ON THE ROAD
Before the summer of 2017, the page was animated by 2 blogs: the Poker tournament blog and the general blog. Today, only the former tournament blog remains active featuring all sorts of updates in one place only. Easier for you, easier for us ... :)
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