It’s amazing how many people after accumulating appreciation from their past deeds feel they are right on everything. These are the people who think they are the nucleus of the solar system.
We have to be rational and understand the hard truth that the success of our past is not going to be the indicator of the future.
At the same time, most of us are so scared that we fall prey to these people. We are fans and followers. Our own consciousness goes for a toss in the limelight of our confirmation and survivorship bias.