Is there a such thing as "good fortune" and "good luck"?

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Is there a such thing as "good fortune" and "good luck"?

Post by AAAlphaThunder » Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:04 pm

I was thinking about this very question after what I did last night.

Is there a such thing as "good fortune" and "good luck"?
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Re: Is there a such thing as "good fortune" and "good luck"?

Post by kevinchess1 » Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:12 pm

No
Neither is there Karma, curses or premonition

Just my opinion mind

Also I don't believe in Ghosts, Mediums, UFOs past lives, reincarnation, telekinesis crystals balls or tarot card reading fortune telling horoscopes or superstition

Its all nonsense! (Touch wood)
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Re: Is there a such thing as "good fortune" and "good luck"?

Post by William Joseph1 » Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:13 pm

kevinchess1 wrote:No
Neither is there Karma, curses or premonition

Just my opinion mind

Also I don't believe in Ghosts, Mediums, UFOs past lives, reincarnation, telekinesis crystals balls or tarot card reading fortune telling horoscopes or superstition

Its all nonsense! (Touch wood)
You missed out religion.
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Re: Is there a such thing as "good fortune" and "good luck"?

Post by expressman33 » Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:18 pm

AAAlphaThunder wrote:I was thinking about this very question after what I did last night.

Is there a such thing as "good fortune" and "good luck"?
you bought a lucky dip on the lottery and found the numbers were last Saturdays winning numbers , or you were walking past a block of flats and a TV just missed you because you had been stopped by a mugger ;)
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Re: Is there a such thing as "good fortune" and "good luck"?

Post by kevinchess1 » Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:23 pm

Those are coincidences
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Re: Is there a such thing as "good fortune" and "good luck"?

Post by pabenny » Tue Oct 30, 2018 8:36 pm

There was a good programme on BBC Worldservice recently dealing with both superstition and this subject.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3cswvx7

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Re: Is there a such thing as "good fortune" and "good luck"?

Post by macliam » Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:46 pm

Retrospectively, both appear to exist, although any result is actually due to a particular pattern of events.

The problem is when people think they can project it into the future.......

But it's a brave man who chooses to to believe that something he has not experienced doesn't exist....

Johnny: I don't believe in ghosts!
Billy: But what about that film we saw.....
Johnny: Exactly, it was a film. I've never actually seen a ghost in real life.
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Billy: I don't believe in China!
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Re: Is there a such thing as "good fortune" and "good luck"?

Post by 1960mackem » Tue Oct 30, 2018 11:17 pm

Only if you believe in "bad fortune" and "bad luck"
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Re: Is there a such thing as "good fortune" and "good luck"?

Post by blythburgh » Wed Oct 31, 2018 9:42 am

Yes, there is. As someone once said: "the harder I work, the luckier I become"

And with things like ill health it can be a matter of bad luck or it can be your fault. Take Diabetes, type one is pure bad luck, type two is probably your fault
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Re: Is there a such thing as "good fortune" and "good luck"?

Post by AAAlphaThunder » Wed Oct 31, 2018 6:18 pm

kevinchess1 wrote:No
Neither is there Karma, curses or premonition

Just my opinion mind

Also I don't believe in Ghosts, Mediums, UFOs past lives, reincarnation, telekinesis crystals balls or tarot card reading fortune telling horoscopes or superstition

Its all nonsense! (Touch wood)
We've been together for years now, it be decade soon and you really are very clever with the way you write your jokes.
pabenny wrote:There was a good programme on BBC Worldservice recently dealing with both superstition and this subject.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3cswvx7
Thanks for the link. I'll have a watch.
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