Evolution moves toward ever greater complexity. The journey has ups and downs, bumps and detours and it doesn’t necessarily follow a trajectory that’s logical to our subjective, human sensibilities. Our objective is to understand the essential evolutionary dynamic, embrace it and work in concert with it so the forward movement marches in the direction we prefer as much as possible. For the rest of it, our personal contentment necessitates that we accept what shows up as the inevitable march of complex forces that are mostly beyond our control and nurture the ability to…

Make peace with it.