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One of my professors said belief in luck was the same thing as belief in fortune. I won't argue about that one. It does provide the same sort of comfort. If luck is the decisive factor, then improving your
technique, learning from the past, etc., is relatively unimportant.


I've always thought luck primarily consisted of the wisdom to recognize an opportunity and the guts to take advantage of it. Random "luck" is extremely rare, IMO, and one of the most common excuses for not living up to your abilities.

InParadise
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