Accept Uncertainty

Be happy living with uncertainty. GPS has accustomed us to pinpoint our positions accurately all of the time, anywhere and everywhere. At one time, knowing your position to within a handful of metres was only possible if you had correctly identified and taken bearings or transits on several charted features. Unless you were anchored, the position had a half-life measured in minutes. The further you travelled the less certain your position. You were not lost, but where you were became an educated guess rather than a certainty taken to several decimal places.

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