We’ve trained people to be certain for years, and then launch them into a culture and an economy where relying on certainty does us almost no good at all.
Broken-field running, free range kids, the passionate desire to pick yourself—that seems like a more robust and resilient way to prepare, doesn’t it? Who’s teaching you what to do when the certain thing doesn’t happen?
I’m only at the start of parenting journey which in reality never ends. In the world of distractions and consumption finding ideas which help to teach real life skills, independence and resiliency is very important.