This old woman can also be seen as an attractive young woman. Ambiguity is part of perception life.
There's nothing less ambigious than our lack of certainty. As civilization developes we chase certainty, through education/ science/ knowlegde, like a greyhound goes after a rabbit. One of the most certain facts however is that change is really persistent. Ambiguity leads to anxiety, and we don't tend to like anxiety. Our collective anxiety disorder could be simply be cured by a complete and total acceptance of ambiguity, because one thing is for sure we're going to see more change in our life times than entire generations did just centuarys ago.
Think of waves being created in a rope, and then think of those waves getting more pronounced and more frequent. That's the age that we live in. As George Monbiot argues in this article on the increasing frequency in extreme weather conditions, by measuring our forecasts on averages and not extremes we dangeoursly create false senses of security. And those extremes are now part of our daily lives, extremes in weather conditions, extremes in political views, extremes in how wars are fought, extremes in the success and failure of financial markets. It could be argued that in large those extremes are born from our relatively recent (in terms of human history) spurt in population growth, the faster we go the more problems we create and more problems we need to solve.
Those than are currently surving and thriving in these conditions tend to be those who are the most change adept. Those comfortable in flux. But what of the rest of us, and what of our systems that rely on certainty? What happens when the internet breaks on a significant scale for a significant time? I'm not sure if I, or any one, have the answers for that quite yet.