:question: Making Hard Choices :!?: ( What makes a choice hard? (The way…
:question: Making Hard Choices :!?:
Often choose the safest
We would realize our super powers if we understood hard choices better
What makes a choice hard?
The way the options compare to each other
One choice is better in some ways, the other is better in other ways
Neither is better than the other overall
Both equally good!!!
Hard choices are not hard because we're stupid
or ignorant. A choice could still be very hard even with all the information (future knowledge etc)
Hard choices are really hard because in the long run,
there really is no best option
Making improvements to one of the options yet still hard to choose.
Small choices can also be hard
Cereal vs Doughnut
Knowing that we make small hard choices all the time helps when approaching big hard choices
Solving the puzzel
How we think about values
Values like kindness, love etc are not quantifiable by real numbers like scientific quantities and measures
3 outcomes for measures and quantities: >, <, =
:unlock: Better to consider hard options as being
If all choices were easy, we would always go with the one backed by the best reasons. Thus always being enslaved to reasons. Simple but not really a choice
In a hard choice, there are no reasons 'given' to us or made for us!!!. We get to create our own reasons
You get to exercise
We become the authors of our own lives!!!
Conclusion: Reflect on what you can be FOR. The choice you can get behind. Create your own reasons. Hard choices give us the opportunity to create our distinct character