The universe and its timings are hard to predict. If this life is not all predetermined, then how do we master and develop our own existence? How much time do we spend reacting to outward events? Should we not spend more time actively working toward some goal or another?
With only a few grains of time to call our own, should we not cease from asking what time may have in store for us? Should we not simply turn away from this illusion of feeling out of sync with the world?