Yes, sucks. One has the advantage of relative certainty (as opposed to ), but such angst!!
The dominant is a slave to dialectic. There frequently comes a point where you are filled with despair as you cannot escape time, you cannot escape history repeating itself. After all, one cannot propose a synthesis before the antithesis!
Hence we are ultimately a prisoner of our time and circumstance, with little hope for significant change (thought at least we tend to be prepared!).
Should I start smoking dope with ?