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Expecting miracles and disasters

Expecting miracles and disasters

Mathematician John Littlewood explained the presence of miracles through statistics. Littlewood's Law says we can expect a miracle every month. On the flip side, we can expect a disaster also as often.

We're currently experiencing a series of sequencing risk more often than usual, such as a pandemic, floods, earthquakes, and political meltdowns. Next year, a pandemic might have a 1% chance of occurrence, as could floods or political problems. But the idea stands that both bad and good things will happen this year and the years after that. It is not just current problem.

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