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Chance vs. Choice

It boggles the mind that in this day and age people still think that luck has something to do with anything. The assumption that success comes to the lucky few still persists. It’s out there believed by the same people who play the lottery. Is there such a thing as luck? In some ways, yes. Luck exists. We’re all lucky to be alive - as it’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to be here an now - but, are people really lucky? 

The answer is choice. People choose to create favorable situations around them instead of leaving everything to chance. 

With choice you can educate yourself and be better equipped to make better decisions.

With choice you can communicate more clearly and be a better human.

With choice you can think long term instead of gratifying the short term.

With choice you can do the most important first.

With choice you can do and become anything.

If you leave everything up to chance, you really do need to rely on luck. And luck is random. Luck is a lottery. With choice - it’s all up to you. And maybe that’s why people choose chance and luck - because they choose to hide.

Dmitry N. Rusakov

#everydaycreativebattle 41/365

This series of content is a small experiment. I pledged to create a piece of content on my site for the next 365 days. You can read the opening post here. The posts aren’t limited to thoughts or ideas, they’re really just a way for me to create original content. If you got any feedback/questions, please reach out. Thanks for looking.