Do you make your own luck? The Landlord’s sin of pride.

Dtcwee has written an awesome post on one of my favourite topics – Pride.

I’m not a landlord, but his treatment of the subject has broader application. One of my favourite parts:

“We make our own luck” is a popular aphorism among the ignorant. However, Robert Frank has shown that luck plays a far bigger role in our lives than we give it credit for. Also, if you say that you make your own luck, you’re probably ignorant to how much it makes you look like an asshole.

Read the whole thing: http://dtcwee.blogspot.com.au/2017/08/landlord-sins-pride.html

And check out the rest of the series: Envy, Wrath, Greed, Lust, and Gluttony.

Doing the math, I’m expecting one more to complete the set!

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One thought on “Do you make your own luck? The Landlord’s sin of pride.

  1. I forgot to mention the fall-sloth link we talked about last time, so I’ll credit and include the update here:

    “In fact, it may be slothful to maintain ignorance of the many instances when the luck we ‘made’ flowed from luck we did not.”

    One more to go…

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