I have the ability to predict the future. I have been able to do so for most of my adult life, often with remarkable accuracy. Yes, you can call me Middleaged Prognosticator Man.
I suspect that you most of you adults can as well, but I think children – especially teenagers – might not have developed this skill set yet.
However, as intriguing as this may sound, I have come to the conclusion that being able to tell the future is rather pointless. There does not seem to be a lot of benefit. Please allow me to explain.
Here are some examples of how I can predict the future with stunning accuracy, and why it doesn’t seem to be of much help:
• I can foresee that if I eat that extra maple bar, I will feel gross all morning — yet I eat it anyway.