Despite the ridiculous ‘70’s fashion, the scene is still the epitome of cool.
It resonates not just because of Dirty Harry’s verve under pressure, but because we recognize that luck plays a large role in the fate of our hopes and dreams. Sometimes it seems like we can do no wrong, other times we just can’t get a break.
And that’s what makes luck so hard to deal with. We can’t count on it, but we can’t ignore it either. No matter how long or hard we struggle and strive, our destiny will often be decided by a chance encounter, a missed call or a fruitful trend. There are, however, some sensible ways of thinking about and dealing with luck.