There is value to conviction. Newton would ruminate over a problem until it clarified itself. He said when he fully applied his will and his total focus, doors would open.
That kind of resolution taps into hidden capacities, and advances understanding.
As the Lunar module of Apollo 11 was swinging into the moon’s orbit, trajectory: the Sea of Tranquility, Houston Mission Control asked the pilots: “Who is in command?”
The answer that came back, over the crackled intercom:
© Copyright 2021 Nathan Curry