Richards Steve - Luck, chance and coincidence

Author : Richards Steve
Title : Luck, chance and coincidence The mysterious power of luck-and how to make yours better
Year : 1985

Link download :

The Seventh Son of the Seventh Son. Trivial events can have the most astonishing consequences. Pascal is said to have remarked once that if Cleopatra's nose had been shorter, that alone would have changed the history of the world. That may seem an exaggeration, but trivial events do shape history - a fact that has fascinated historians as far back as Livy. Golda Meir’s father was a Russian Jew who lived in the Tsarist empire before the Revolution, and who was moved by the intolerable anti-Semitism that existed there to emigrate to America. Ultimately, he settled in Minnesota and sent for his family to join him. Now this man was important to himself and to his family but he was one of those simple folk whose doings tend not to be of great importance to the world at large. Yet, had he not decided to change addresses, the most monumental consequences would have ensued. His daughter received private tutoring in Russia, but it was not customary then for Russian girls to receive a formal education. Had she not received an advanced education it is conceivable that she might never have become a power in the Zionist movement, and had that not happened, she might never have become Prime Minister of the State of Israel. One could argue that the private decisions of a Russian carpenter literally changed the fate of the Arab world. ...

Voir aussi

Soutenir le Site ! Le savoir n'est pas gratuit

Les ouvrages mis en partage sur ce site le sont gratuitement. Mais maintenir en ligne un tel site...

Continue reading

Moody Raymond - La vie après la vie

Auteur : Moody Raymond Ouvrage : La vie après la vie Année : 1975 Lien de téléchargement :...

Continue reading

Monroe Robert Allan - Journeys out of the body

Author : Monroe Robert Allan Title : Journeys out of the body Year : 1971 Link download :...

Continue reading

Gotzsche Peter - Remèdes mortels et crime organisé

Auteur : Gotzsche Peter C. Ouvrage : Remèdes mortels et crime organisé Comment l’industrie...

Continue reading

Watt Fiona - Je tricote

Auteur : Watt Fiona Ouvrage : Je tricote Année : 2008 Lien de téléchargement :...

Continue reading

La couture pour débutants

Auteur : Collectif d'auteurs Ouvrage : La couture pour débutants Année : 2004 Lien de...

Continue reading

Aryana Libris
Recension d'ouvrages au format numérique PDF