Why All the Talk of Uncertainty?

“We can’t act now! Hold on to your cash! There is too much uncertainty.”

Everyone is talking about uncertainty. Why?

Uncertainty is normal. It is constant. In fact, nothing has ever been more certain than the constant presence of uncertainty.

So why are we so preoccupied with uncertainty right now? Why do we allow ourselves to believe that anything is certain, stable or reliable when times are good? Why do the bad times take us so completely by surprise?

Expecting uncertainty with open eyes provides the power to face it with calm.

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