The Importance of Luck

14 thoughts
last posted Sept. 23, 2012, 6:48 a.m.

2 earlier thoughts


Meanwhile, back in reality, luck is a huge and pervasive part of life.

When we're born, there's not only the genetic lottery to contend with, but also the "life circumstances" lottery.

I had the good fortune to be born with a mind well suited to abstract problem solving tasks and to be born into a country in an era where abstract problem solving was a skill in high demand.

11 later thoughts