Ever notice how often people gleefully describe a situation as pendulum swinging in their favor? This is rarely a result to celebrate, for one of two reasons:
- We are in the middle of two extremes, and the pendulum continues to swing beyond us.
- We are near an extreme, and the pendulum inevitably swings back to the other extreme.
The worst part: Pendulums aren’t actually going anywhere, they just bounce back and forth till they finally run out of energy.Continue reading “Stop the Pendulum”