The act of working towards something, the pursuit of maybe and the möbius of the moment is all we possess in the Logos of life. Stand up and defend that trajectory, follow that vector of thought worth living.
The bell curve is an ideal and like all ideologies there are limits to its utility. Pattern recognition software and biochemical calculations regulate our intentionality. A symbiosis between man and machine. Black swans and other such extremophiles lie dormant in oceans of randomness. Be careful.