Since neither truth nor certitude is at hand
Do not waste your life in doubt for a fairyland
O let us not refuse the goblet of wine
For, sober or drunken, in ignorance we stand. – Umar Khayyam, Persian polymath and philosopher (1048-1131)
A decision resembles more a inductive conjecture than a deductive theorem. It rests on arguments assumedto be true, and unfolds with partial evidence and intuition to resolution. What is proposed to be true is only shown as such upon execution and the results thereof.