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Keep your life options open till you are sure

I have been contemplating this quotes from Naval Ravikant: First, In making decision if you are not sure, then don't do it.
Second, if it boils down only 2 options and it's fifty/fifty then choose the one that is painful in the short term and bring equanimity in the longer term. Like should i do sports this today or not? Should I eat healthy food or not?

The first one it seems you have 1 option to choose vs myriads of options. This seems to me if people have some money in their pocket. so they have this liberty to keep their option in life to always open.

Especially we are now living in an exponentially option abundance in our time because of the proliferation of technology. So, ideally we always want to keep our options/choice open in life until we are pretty damn sure we want to do it whole heartedly. Meaning not just with your mind but also with your heart and soul. I think this boils down do what you want! Not what the society/parents/obligation tells you what to do! In other words, LIVE YOUR DREAMS!

The second one is more 'depressing' at least from my point of view because seems to be there is a little bit of sacrificing to make. you come to a point there there are only 2 options in life to do, really! Anyway so 2 options in life and it is still fifty/fifty ...hmmm tough right! Out of gazillion of options in life only comes down to fifty/fifty? Anyway do you know what i meant? So you choose the painful one in the short term, for me the obvious one is to exercise. I think most people does not like to do this, even for me even though many times i also like it.

I think that has to so with following what the nature wants vs what our minds wants. As long as we have a split between the 2, then we are still suffering. This brings me the importance of meditation again to bring the mind and body into one flow instead of a split.
 


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