Contra-Coincidence

1 Jan

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Contra-Coincidence

 

“He was lucky,” people say in retrospect of successful people’s lives, “so many serendipitous meetings with key figures throughout his life caused his ascent to the top.”  But this is actually not the case.  Each of those serendipitous contacts had come in contact with countless other people, but only a handful of them recognized the inherent greatness of the meeting.  It takes greatness to benefit from greatness.

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