16.1.14

What he said

"Whatever happens, they say afterwards, it must have been Fate. 

People are always a little confused about this, as they are in the case of miracles. When someone is saved from certain death by a strange concatenation of circumstances, they say that's a miracle. But of course if someone is killed by a freak chain of events - the oil spilled just there, the safety fence broken just there - that must also be a miracle. Just because it's not nice doesn't mean its not miraculous."

- Terry Pratchett (Interesting Times)

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