How having more options can improve our lives. “Options” are not just choices, but pathways sufficiently developed in our brains to enable new strategies and new goals when old ones fail us. This is an aspect of provisionality of judgement, and requires imagination as well as outward facilities. Imagination, then, is not just important in itself, but in the resources it provides us with for facing up to new conditions. This is a tributary video to no. 3 on provisionality, and is also part of a wider series on Middle Way Philosophy.