I have been trying to redefine how I perceive luck.
My one son is very logical. He plays Scape statistically, using probability. Usually he doesnítí have as much fun as my other son and I. To us itís about stories, about characters and battles and situations. Legends. My logical son usually wins, but he doesnít enjoy it as much as we losers do. Sometimes he actually has a bad time slaughtering us. Isnít that funny?
I usually roll really badly. Is it logical that I can roll the same dice that my middle son rolls and he will usually get what he wants and I never will? I guess some part of dice rolling involves quantum probability- you get what you think youíre going to get. So I roll poorly, my middle son rolls very well and my logical son gets what he logically would.
I used to play cards with my dad; he thinks he is a very unlucky man. I always won. He used to curse his luck, curse the cards, and wonder why he was so unlucky. We...