It may sound harsh sometimes to tell someone who believes that something happened “for a reason” was just a lucky — or unlucky, as it were — coincidence. We don’t like to believe in coincidences because we silly humans see patterns in way too many things. Here’s a video that explains how things that are rare are not that rare.
René F. Najera, DrPH
I'm a Doctor of Public Health, having studied at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.
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