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Luck And Chance

Luck And Chance

Like the flip of a coin coming up with heads or tails, chance is what happens out there, and is an aspect of the physical universe. Luck, on the other hand, is a perceived value of the ‘chance’ outcome.

It is our subjective reality of a good or bad fortune, imposed over the objective reality of the final result or consequence. The chance event is the same, and people see it as lucky or unlucky.

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If the result is binary, like a flip of a coin or the stock market going up or down, we can work towards both the possibilities, and get into the playing field where we are in control of both the outcomes.

  • Being ready to seize an opportunity when it comes, able to see the links, networks, and relationships that others do not is one of the major factors to increase one’s own luck.
  • Being a positive, outgoing person, getting exposed to new people and ideas, makes one’s mind prepared for...

  • One of the first preparations is to increase the odds of winning by participating in a bigger or better way. The logic is that if we don’t buy the lottery ticket, we are sure we won’t win the one million lottery prize, but if we buy one ticket, our odds of winning have now increased. If we ...

People try to change the chance outcomes, and thereby their luck by using blind superstition or old ritual to affect the outcome, but there is no evidence of them working.

Being lucky or unlucky often is our own perception and outlook towards life.

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