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The spaciousness of uncertainty

Discussion in 'Seekers Circle' started by Geoff-Allen, Sep 23, 2019.

  1. Geoff-Allen

    Geoff-Allen Resident megalomaniac

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    Greetings one & all

    Hope you are well.

    Here's a book I may well add to my wish list!

    In her book Hope in the Dark, writer and activist Rebecca Solnit argues a strong and eloquent case for uncertainty. Uncertainty? But . . . no one likes that word. Don't we often remark that the worst part of waiting for news about a diagnosis or a lost dog or an unpredictable hurricane is the "uncertainty"? Today, we face serious, existential uncertainties in the larger world: Will we finally address climate change before it's too late? Is it, in fact, too late? How much more violence will we see before hate runs its present course? Will our democracy hold? All this uncertainty makes us crazy. That is, until we discover the riches inherent in uncertainty.

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  2. Sunstone

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    Uncertainty is precious.
     
  3. Geoff-Allen

    Geoff-Allen Resident megalomaniac

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    Yes but it can drive you to distraction if you let it :)
     
  4. beenherebeforeagain

    beenherebeforeagain Rogue Animist
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    Hamlet was uncertain...yet, when he finally decided what he thought was what, and to take action based on what he was certain, bad outcomes resulted...
     
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