"Everything happens for a reason" is the quintessence of bullshit.
You are in control of your destiny. Your actions have consequences, and the choices you make define the path you take.
So choose wisely; don't leave anything to fate. Fate is someone else making choices for you.
@oedmarap "Everything happens for a reason" is not fatalistic, it's a chance to dig deeper, to discover the truth behind what might be a facade of everyday life. It may even be considered the heart of scientific enquiry.
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