"If only we could see the endless string of
consequences that result from our smallest actions. But we can’t know better
until knowing better is useless." - Looking for Alaska by John Green
I'm pretty sure everyone, more than once in their life, has wished they could have seen the outcome to things before they occurred. I know I do frequently. Ah hindsight, what a wonderful idea you are, 'tis a shame we can only have you after the fact.