Uncertainty is defined as:
- Situation where the current state of knowledge is such that the order or nature of things is unknown, the consequences, extent, or magnitude of circumstances, conditions, or events is unpredictable, and credible probabilities to possible outcomes cannot be assigned.
Synonyms: doubt, mistrust, suspicion
What does W think?
“If America shows weakness and uncertainty, the world will drift toward tragedy. That will not happen on my watch.”
George W. Bush
Can you give an example?
This morning I got an early start (around 7:30 am) for a road trip and got home around 8:00 pm. As you may have guessed it wasn’t really a pleasure trip even though it was a bright and sunny day. Round trip was around 500 miles traveling 4.5 hours each way for a 2 hour meeting. Sigh. My trip started in Pennsylvania took me into West Virginia to Ohio then back to West Virginia and then to Ohio and back to West Virginia, Ohio, West Virginia and finally home to Pennsylvania. This poor soul got nailed in PA.
A few observations: