Daily Archives: May 3, 2017

Five lessons for learning to reach your goals, ignoring the unexpected.

Chance never helps those who do not help themselves.Sophocles

Causality and determinism or, how to reach your goals… regardless of bad luckCausality means the circumstance in which someone finds him/herself powerless to foresee the occurrence or development of a phenomenon or event. To put it more simply: bad luck.

Determinism is the philosophical doctrine according to which everything that exists or happens (an event), comprised of human knowledge and actions, is determined in caUSal (not caSUal!) ways by an uninterrupted chain of events that have happened before. Basically: cause and effect.