Hedged Optimism: Why I Invested in Botswana


Okavango Delta, Botswana. Credit: andbeyond.com

When I think about the next five, 25, 50 years I often ask myself, “What things will be better in the future? What things will be worse? And how do I best prepare?” I tend to oscillate between excitement-hopefulness and mild paranoia. I have now decided to split the difference between optimism and pessimism and say that I will be Optimistic but Hedged.