Season 4 Finale: The Science of Serendipity

Christian’s findings about the way serendipity- his preferred nomenclature for the kind of coincidental good luck that drives our lives forward in powerful ways- are valuable whether you consider yourself “lucky” or not. It’s glib to say that “luck is what you make it,” but it is accurate to say that what we tend to call luck is simply opportunity that we didn’t recognize until the last possible moment. In Christian’s reckoning, we train ourselves to be “lucky” by learning to connect everything around us with the possibilities they represent- and we’re “unlucky” first and foremost because we believe we are.

 

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