Certainty vs. Uncertainty

Alex Moses 101

  • Is it possible to have any certainty in life?

Sorry, but it is absolutely impossible to have any certainty in life. For all we know, we may not even wake up tomorrow because “tomorrow is promised to no one”. People look for certainty because it makes them happy, but this is the disease of the ego. The trick is to be comfortable with – and even in love with – uncertainty. Our entire society is built on the idea of certainty, i.e. you work a certain number of years, then retire, and finally die – but this is an illusion. The sooner you realize this, the sooner you can begin your lifework and start living a joyful and fulfilling life.

  • Living in a state of uncertainty is extremely stressful, how do you cope with it?

The stress comes from the ego. Just like fear, stress is an imaginary substance. There…

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