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Posted On: 2016-09-06 04:24:44
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Is luck really based upon fate, or is it just a random thing?

I am really curious about luck. Some people wear lucky charms around their wrist, and some people just seem to be more successful than others. Could your luck have anything to do with your past, or even more worrying could it have anything to do with your family history?

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6 months 1 week ago

I know that I don't have luck in gambling, but my luck seems to be on the other side. For instance getting out of a situation before something bad happens. I always felt that my luck was from heaven. I seemed to avoid getting in trouble and if I did I came out smelling like a rose. I hope that made sense. I do feel that some might have their luck with money here like inheritance etc. But lack luck when it comes to staying out of trouble or losing something. As for the past... maybe karma could cause some to not be so successful or to be successful. Fate I do believe in that
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6 months 1 week ago
I guess what you're trying to say is that sometimes the things that we think might be good for us could be the very thing that might not quite be right for us? For example; you may have desires of becoming a millionaire, and as soon as you become one, you may start to attract acquaintances who are not really your friend.

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7 months 3 weeks ago

luck is neither fate nor random. you make your own luck. most people are scared of success. they dont have the conviction nor the confidence to allow success in their lives. you are just as worthy of success; what ever that means to you; as anyone else. All you have to do is to be convicted and confident in what ever it is you want to succeed at and do it. Your history has nothing to do with your worthiness of success. some of our nations most successful icons grew up poor and had bad histories, yet they believed in what they wanted and went for it, you can too. just do it.
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7 months 3 weeks ago

luck is neither fate nor random. you make your own luck. most people fail because the idea of success scares them. they don't feel they are capable of succeeding. face the idea of luck or success with conviction and confidence. have faith in yourself that you can and deserve the success that others have. it has nothing to do with your history. people from the worst backgrounds have succeed. you could have an original idea or potential skills that you can use to make your life better. don't be afraid to use that to further yourself. you can do anything they have done to be successful. determination and confidence is what it takes.
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1 year 2 months ago

Luck happens to everyone constantly.

The problem is that most people do not recognize it and fail to take any ACTION.
Most of the rest of the people recognize it, but cannot take action because they are not PREPARED.
The remainder of the people, a tiny few, recognize it, are prepared, and take action, thereby becoming one of the 'lucky' few.
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1 year 2 months ago
How do you recognize it?
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1 year 2 months ago
Unless you are prepared to take action, you will never recognize luck when it appears.

And when you do recognize it, you will never benefit from the luck unless you take action.
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7 months 2 weeks ago
This rather leaves me feeling somewhat frustrated. let us take a scenario where I spot a pretty girl, I go up to her and try my luck, she turns me down cold, where is the luck in that?
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7 months 2 weeks ago
You had the luck of spotting the girl and you took action. The fact that she turned you down has nothing to do with luck. Just because you take action when you recognize an opportunity does not mean that you will get what you want. If that were true, there would be no choice in the matter for your target.
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7 months 2 weeks ago
I don't get it.

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1 year 3 months ago

I think much more important than luck is connections. For if you have the right connections you ca for example raise capital by just calling your connections whom can then invest 100 Million into your idea, not even business. That is why the same cabal funds one company after another on Sillicon Valley or makes one movie after another on Hollywood, etc while average person toils day and night for a Lucky break! Get it?
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1 year 3 months ago
I get the theory but surely you need luck to even be able to make the right connections, for example you need to have something to offer, but more importantly the person needs to like you, or even if he doesn't like you they must feel that there is something to gain.
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1 year 3 months ago
1st, you could interpret connections based on family lineage, Religous affiliation as luck, but that's really stretching the generally accepted definition of luck. With that said, those connections that lead to someone with a drop of a hat raising $100 million, have a lot to do with your Religous affiliation than with anything else. Such as Brin of Google Jew, zuckenbeg of Facebook Jew, Bezos of Amazon Jew, Etc. etc. Jew. You get it?
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1 year 3 months ago
If you read up on the book chronicles study uzzia you will see that because of his rebellious ways his family was having to pay the price.
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1 year 3 months ago
I am sorry, but I have no idea what you are talking about!
Are you talking in code?

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1 year 3 months ago

WHEN LUCK GOS TO **** THERE IS NO FULL STOP AND COMMA
WHEN LUCK GOS TO HIT YOU
EVERY THING GOES TO HELL AND HEAVEN IS NOT REACHABLE
SO TRUST YOURSELF FIRST THAN LUCK
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1 year 3 months ago

There is a reason for the phrase "Dumb Luck," it is based in superstition and not faith or science. If it were otherwise, certain people who are lucky would be lucky all the time. The reason lottery operations are successful is because they guarantee themselves an 83% margin of loss to the "punter" and gain for themselves. So, here we see the outsider believing in luck while the insider relies upon manipulation.
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1 year 3 months ago
Bravo! I guess in the lottery scenario, people really don't expect to win, but sometimes it just happens. I would call this luck.

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