Explain this SERENDIPITY and these COINCIDENCES?

The_Sage theeSage at azrmci.net
Mon Jul 21 19:57:34 EST 2003


>Reply to article by: "Turtle0" <turtle0 at deleterogers.com>
>Date written: Mon, 21 Jul 2003 18:03:27 GMT
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>>For example, some weeks ago I
>>was on the net and forgot to reconnect the phone line, it remained so for a
>>number of hours. Finally sitting down to rest I suddenly jumped up to
>>reconnect the phone because I remembered that I had left it disconnected. I
>>hadn't even stood up when the phone began ringing. Jane was on the phone and
>>I hadn't spoken to her for a few weeks and that was the first time she
>>phoned in that period. Now what are the odds that at the very moment I am
>>startled and reconnect the phone, she starts dialling and the phone is
>>reconnected just in time for it to ring?(10 secs out of 21days
>>X24hursX60minsx60secs... ) I related this event to some friends and and they
>>told me how they often can anticipate their partner's phone calls. The
>>typical rationalist response is, "It's just a co-incidence." Stories like
>>this are numerous by the way so it seems co-incidence is a prevalent thing
>>in the universe.

>What were you doing before remembering to connect the phone?

Excellent point!

The Sage

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