Why Luck Matters More Than You Might Think

Robert H, frank, The Atlantic, May 02, 2016
Commentary by Stephen Downes
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The point of the article, in a nutshell: "a growing body of evidence suggests that seeing ourselves as self-made—rather than as talented, hardworking, and lucky—leads us to be less generous and public-spirited. It may even make the lucky less likely to support the conditions (such as high-quality public infrastructure and education) that made their own success possible."

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