What Are the Chances?: Why We Believe in Luck by Barbara Blatchley
English | October 15th, 2021 | ISBN: 023119868X | 248 pages | True EPUB | 2.13 MB
Most of us, no matter how rational we think we are, have a lucky charm, a good-luck ritual, or some other custom we follow in the hope that it will lead to a good result. Is the idea of luckiness just a way in which we try to impose order on chaos? Do we live in a world of flukes and coincidences, good and bad breaks, with outcomes as random as a roll of the dice—or can our beliefs help change our luck?