The old adage for taking exams: If you don’t KNOW the answer take your first guess.
It also reminds me of playing an old pinball machine called “Aztec” at a 7-Eleven in Goldsboro, North Carolina some decades ago: I let my mind drift and … I never missed a ball. I played for 30 minutes.
There is a lot we don’t understand there, a “subconscious” that we THINK is very sub but is actually alert and affecting us. This author touched on that.