Synchronicity
Synchronicity is the occurrence of two or more events that appear to be meaningfully related but not causally related. Synchronicity holds that such events are "meaningful coincidences". The concept o...
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17 Of The Most Amazing, Yet Chilling Coincidences In History
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Accidental Inventions That Changed The World
Don't be so hard on your mistakes. Just look at these accidental inventions that changed the world.
Serendipity - The New York Times
Some of the best decisions and insights come from hallway and cafeteria discussions, meeting new people, and impromptu team meetings
The Roots of Coincidence
The Roots of Coincidence is a 1972 book by Arthur Koestler, an introduction to theories of parapsychology, including extrasensory perception and psychokinesis. Koestler postulates links between modern...
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Divine providence
In theology, divine providence, or providence, is God's intervention in the world. "Divine Providence" (usually capitalized) is also used as a title of God. A distinction is usually made between "gene...
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17 Of The Most Amazing, Yet Chilling Coincidences In History
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Moirai
In Greek mythology, the Moirai (Ancient Greek: Μοῖραι, "apportioners", Latinized as Moerae)—often known in English as the Fates—were the white-robed incarnations of destiny (Roman equivalent: Par...
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Mortification in Roman Catholic teaching
The Roman Catholic Church has often held mortification of the flesh (literally, "putting the flesh to death"), as a worthy spiritual discipline.
St. Dominic Loricatus (995–1060) is said to have pe...
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Accidental Inventions That Changed The World
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Destiny
Destiny or Fate is a predetermined course of events. It may be conceived as a predetermined future, whether in general or of an individual.
Although often used interchangeably, the words "fate" an...
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Yuan Hai Zi Ping
Yuan Hai Zi Ping (simplified Chinese: 渊海子平; traditional Chinese: 淵海子平; pinyin: Yuān Hǎi Zǐ Píng) is the first comprehensive and systematic book on the theory of Four Pillars of Destiny. Th...
Ananke (mythology)
In ancient Greek religion, Ananke (/əˈnæŋkiː/), also spelled Anangke, Anance, or Anagke (Greek: Ἀνάγκη, from the common noun ἀνάγκη, "force, constraint, necessity"), was the personification of destin...
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Insha'Allah
In šāʾ Allāh (Arabic: إن شاء الله‎, [in ʃæʔ ʔɑlˤˈlˤɑːh]), often romanized as Insha'Allah or Inshallah, is Arabic for "God willing" or "if Allah wills". The term is used in the Islamic world,...
Predestination in Islam
Qadar (Arabic: قدر‎, transliterated qadar, meaning "fate", "divine fore-ordainment", "predestination") is the concept of divine destiny in Islam. It is one of Islam's six articles of faith, ...
Bagua
The bagua (Chinese: 八卦; literally: "eight symbols") are eight trigrams used in Taoist cosmology to represent the fundamental principles of reality, seen as a range of eight interrelated concep...
Tie ban shen shu
Tie Ban Shen Shu (in Simplified: 铁板神数; Traditional: 鐵板神數; Pinyin: Tiě Bǎn Shén Shù = iron plate spiritual numerology) is an ancient form of divination from China, which is still in use in China, Taiwa...
Serendipity
Serendipity means a "fortunate happenstance" or "pleasant surprise". It was coined by Horace Walpole in 1754. In a letter he wrote to a friend Walpole explained an unexpected discovery he had made by...
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Legge romanization
Legge romanization is a transcription system for Mandarin Chinese, used by the prolific 19th century sinologist James Legge. It was replaced by the Wade–Giles system, which itself has been mostly sup...
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Ten Wings
Ten Wings 十翼 shí yì - collection of commentaries (zhuan 傳) to the classical Chinese Book of Changes traditionally ascribed to Confucius.Doubts concerning Confucius' authorship of the Wings were expres...
Coincidence
A coincidence (often stated as a mere coincidence) is a collection of two or more events or conditions, closely related by time, space, form, or other associations which appear unlikely to bear a rela...
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Predestination
Predestination, in theology, is the doctrine that all events have been willed by God. Explanations of predestination often seek to address the "paradox of free will", whereby God's omniscience seems i...
Alignments of random points
Alignments of random points in the plane can be demonstrated by statistics to be remarkably and counter-intuitively easy to find when a large number of random points are marked on a bounded flat surfa...
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Gao Heng (scholar)
Gao Heng (Chinese: 高亨; pinyin: Gāo Hēng, July 29, 1900 - February 2, 1986) was a Chinese scholar who was known for his work on the modern interpretation of the Book of Changes.Gao Heng was bor...
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Russian avos'
The Russian avos' (Russian: русский авось) describes a philosophy of behavior, or attitude, of a person who ignores possible problems or hassles and, at the same time, expects or hopes for no neg...
Guizang
Guizang (歸藏, "Return to the Hidden") is a divination text dating to the Zhou dynasty, which was once used in place of the I Ching. The text of Guizang was rediscovered in a rural bog in 1993; it had b...
I Ching
The I Ching (/ˈiː ˈtɕiŋ/; Chinese: 易經; pinyin: Yìjīng), also known as the Classic of Changes or Book of Changes in English, is an ancient divination text and the oldest of the Chinese classics...
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Grouped Events
Grouped Events (Philosophy)A Grouped Event is the experience of two or more events that occur in sequence or concurrently that can be subsequently categorized.Grouped Events in Philosophy are describe...