Scientists still find it hard to define consciousness up to today. It is more than just your thought, mood and an awareness of your environment. Rather it is an integral part of yourself that even dictates what truths in reality you perceive.
Therefore, in life, there is value in the number of options you have and increasing the variety of your options reduces the likelihood of a negative outcome.
So I started my finance career in 2013 with no knowledge of what finance really meant. My background was economics and so I knew about the Cobb-Douglas equation, Solow Growth Model, multiplier effect of taxes, difference between comparative and absolute advantage in international economics and how Nash equilibrium affected incentives in OPEC and other collusions.
I recently started working for an entrepreneurship development Non-profit because I wanted to be more holistic in my understanding of how to run a startup but also to widen my knowledge on different approaches to tackling development. I had been so fixated on the ‘K’ or capital component of the Cobb-Douglas equation as I had
Although I believe in free markets, my invisible hand has always been God, so a society built on selflessness and the greatest being the servant of all with decisions made not out of rationality but based on love, seems superior to me.