If you’d be wise, then you would realize
What is revealed through future consciousness
With greater certainty than mere surmise:
Your surest avenue to true success.
To think ahead, anticipating ways
That this or that decision might play out,
Developing the judgment to appraise
Alternatives, will leave you with less doubt
And give you confidence to raise your voice
To advocate for plans and policies
By arguing the wisdom of your choice
Till each opponent finally agrees.
Such consciousness is thinking’s highest end
On which our happy future will depend.