I believe that I am merely a “program” and that similar programs run every animal and living thing on earth.
We can expect limited success in our endeavours to change but some change is better than none. We may be able to tip the balance in our favour.
What possible use is hindsight when the past is behind us and unchangeable?
Embrace the positive avoid the negative.
Depression and determinism: can we influence our moods, can we “change our mind”?