Failing To Consider Coincidences And Miracles - Deepstash

Failing To Consider Coincidences And Miracles

  • Underestimating that surprises and improbable events happen, somewhere, sometimes, to someone, if they have enough opportunities (large enough size or time) to happen.
  • Looking for meaning, searching for causes, and making up patterns for chance events, especially events that have emotional implications.
  • Failing to consider cases involving the absence of a cause or effect.

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"Imagination is more important than knowledge." - Albert Einstein

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