FAWAB IV: “Predicting The Future.”

This blog series will be titled and tagged “FAWAB.”  I was motivated to write a book a few weeks ago.  My only strategy, with no story in mind, was to pick something off a social media site and just write about it.  I decided to write a book about “Predicting the Future.”  I gave up after 8 pages.

Perhaps I may continue it, but I just thought I would upload it to this blog instead, since I wasn’t sure if I would be able to write 50k+ words on how to predict the future.  This series will be in 8 parts since it was 8 pages, and I’m not going to try and edit it.  I think it may perhaps strike some inspiration in someone else who reads this. Without further ado:


secret and have them “prank” their friend or family member by doing exactly what you did, walking up and taking a bite out of their food. What they say will be different. How they move will be different. How they attack will be different.

If you don’t want to get attacked, let’s try something else. Just interview people. Walk up to 100 random people and ask them whether they would save their mother or you in a life or death situation. I can predict that most people will choose their mothers’ over you. If you get their Facebook information, and just a few more details about their history, you can probably predict which ones would seriously say they would pick you over their mothers, and which ones would say it jokingly. Information is of the essence here.

Here’s another fact. You need to drink water or you will die. Thus, no matter what, we can always count on people needing water. The pattern and point of this first chapter should be visible by now. The whole concept is that there are already many things that are predictable about the future, and that can help us with our own personal predictions. I don’t want to bore you with the many simple facts that you already know about.


By now, we hope to have an understanding of how facts, information, and statistics can help us predict the future. We can use all of this data to help us determine much more complex outcomes like when we will have another financial boom or collapse. However, if people are doing their jobs properly, they will seek to prevent any sort of collapse.

Don’t try to go against common sense or things that are proven. If you really want to try and go against the grain, you can feel free to try to predict things that are basically impossible, just so you can say that you predicted it. In reality you may just be guessing, and no one will care unless you back yourself up with hard logic, data, and evidence.

For example, if you are predicting that the sun will not rise tomorrow, just to go against the philosophy of the book, and you are right, no one will really care. By the time you read this book, and

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