The Deceptions of Luck

Nature makes chance, humans make luck

Oct 22, 2019 · 13 min read
Profile view of a person wearing glasses that are also window frames thru which a rainbow emerges + a tiny person looks out
Illustration: Ellen Weinstein

By David J. Hand

Originally published at Nautilus on January 12, 2017.

Would you say you are a lucky person? Have unexpected things turned up which made your life better? I don’t mean something as extreme as a major lottery win, but perhaps getting a job because a stronger candidate dropped out with the flu, or…

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