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The big threats

jus' thinkin' 'bout stuff - 02-27-2022 - by steve rigell - https://steverigell.com/the-big-threats/

Why don’t we focus on the big threats?

Hey, we’re only humans.

We have to do what humans do. That’s just the way it is.

Actually, that isn’t the way it is. That’s an old excuse. Like blaming evil on the devil.

We have the capacity to exceed what humans in the past have done. But first, we have to change our minds, but more on that later.

So… about that big threat looming over the horizon.

We know it’s there. Whatever it is. It isn’t here yet, but it’s coming.

There is plenty of uncertainty right in front of us. We don’t have to go looking for it. Heck, if we don’t see uncertainty, we’ll manufacture it.

Besides, there’s always a big threat looming over the horizon. And it’s always something different. It would probably be a relief for it to be the same thing.

Everyone who worries would know what to worry about. Sure, that would take some of the stress out of worrying… at least you wouldn’t have to worry about what to worry about.

The increase in uncertainty we are all experiencing is all man-made. Women didn’t have that much to do with it.

Apparently the uncertainty that comes with the natural world became boring to humans, and we had to create a more powerful and complex form of uncertainty. Something that merited our attention.

That’s the uncertainty we’re experiencing.

It’s still trying to get our attention, but it will.

Every day, The Big Uncertainty is looming larger than it has in the past.

Seems like the more information we have, the more uncertain we become. It’s an endless relentless cycle. We start out thinking more data will help us be more certain, but it doesn’t work that way in practice. At least not with humans.

Want to be less uncertain? Go on an information diet. You’ll shed pounds of worry. The burden will be lifted from your shoulders. You’ll care about what matters.

Or, you can just change your mind.

This is one of those things only you can do.

But, if you do it, you’ll find you do care about your world.

Oddly enough, it’s the same world I care about.

We have to change things on a fundamental level. We have to change the way we think. We have to stop shutting down our hearts.

We must change our minds. The way we’re doing things isn’t working. We have to stop doing the same things expecting different results.

We have to change our minds so we can liberate our hearts. We have to stop making our hearts do mind things. And we especially need to stop making them do mindless things. Liberate your heart and let it guide you. Reclaim your genius. Visit beginnersmind.xyz to learn how.

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Originally published @ steverigell.com

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