I realize that any words I might have to add to the fraught topic of uncertainty come from a place of privilege where I, with a roof over my head and food on the table, can put my feet on the floor and speak from the semblance of solid ground.

A few resources referred to in this mini-lecture:

“Mind is a frequent, but not happy, wanderer: People spend nearly half their waking hours thinking about what isn’t going on around them”
Science Daily, November 2010
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/11/101111141759.htm

The Places That Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times
Pema Chödrön

Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari

Lawn of the Excluded Middle by Rosmarie Waldrop
http://writing.upenn.edu/epc/authors/waldropr/lawnofexcludedmiddle.pdf