The past is irrelevant and the stories about the future are creations of the mind, and best guesses. The only truth is this: nobody knows what’s going to happen, because nobody’s an expert on the future.
We often seek guidance from a mentor or expert who can direct us to the right answer. But expertise has its limits. The antidote to expertise is experiments.
We live in a culture of experts. We are encouraged to become experts, and we are bombarded by experts who want to tell us the way to do things. But expertise has its limits.