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Improvising decisions obey vague or ‘fuzzy laws’

When we make decisions, we often do so based on incomplete information. We may not have all the facts, or we may not be able to predict all the possible outcomes of our actions. In these situations, we need to be able to improvise and make decisions based on what we know and what we think is likely to happen.

Improvising decisions can be difficult, but it is a skill that can be learned and improved with practice. There are a few things to keep in mind when making improvised decisions:

  • Be aware of your limitations. You will never have all the information you need to make a perfect decision. Accept this and be prepared to make decisions based on what you know and what you think is likely to happen.

  • Be flexible. Things don't always go according to plan, so be prepared to change your plans if necessary.

  • Be confident. Trust your gut and make the decision that you think is best, even if it's not the most popular or the most obvious decision.

Improvising decisions can be a risky proposition, but it can also be a rewarding one. When you make a good decision based on your own judgment, it can be a great feeling. And even when you make a bad decision, you can learn from it and improve your decision-making skills in the future.

Vague or ‘Fuzzy Laws’

The idea of vague or ‘fuzzy laws’ is that decisions are never completely right nor totally wrong and are usually sufficient for the purpose and for the time being. This means that we should not expect to make perfect decisions, but rather we should aim to make decisions that are good enough for the situation at hand.

There are a few reasons why we should accept this idea. First, it is simply not possible to have all the information we need to make perfect decisions. We can never know for sure what the future holds, so we need to be prepared to make decisions based on incomplete information.

Second, even if we had all the information we needed, we would still be limited by our cognitive abilities. We simply cannot process all the information that is available to us, so we need to make decisions based on our best judgment.

Third, even if we could make perfect decisions, it would not necessarily be the best thing to do. In some cases, it is better to make a decision quickly and move on, rather than spending a lot of time trying to make the perfect decision.

So, the next time you are faced with a decision, remember that it is okay to make a vague or ‘fuzzy’ decision. Just make sure that you are aware of the limitations of your decision-making process and that you are prepared to live with the consequences of your decision.

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