Potential is as elusive as environment is variable.
The scope of the first constrains the scope of the second.
Reduce the scope of potential to the point of realization.
Realization naturally increases the scope of potential.
Informal recording of mental activity: Some of these thoughts reoccur in different forms and eventually coalesce into more formal writings, and some are more catharsis than exposition. (A.K.A. Extra Gravy)