On Luck

On Luck Part of a series that pairs leading Australian thinkers and cultural figures with important themes in life this essay explores the idea of luck and of being lucky Analyzing and challenging Australian

  • Title: On Luck
  • Author: Anne Summers
  • ISBN: 9780522855869
  • Page: 113
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Part of a series that pairs leading Australian thinkers and cultural figures with important themes in life, this essay explores the idea of luck and of being lucky Analyzing and challenging Australians fervent belief in luck, this perceptive examination investigates topics such as Australia s nickname of The Lucky Country, its intrinsic gambling culture, corruption inPart of a series that pairs leading Australian thinkers and cultural figures with important themes in life, this essay explores the idea of luck and of being lucky Analyzing and challenging Australians fervent belief in luck, this perceptive examination investigates topics such as Australia s nickname of The Lucky Country, its intrinsic gambling culture, corruption in business, the Australian economy, and considers the consequences when luck runs out.

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    1 thought on “On Luck”

    1. This was going cheap and so I bought it. It is a very short book; you could hardly even call it an extended essay. The series has been written by eight Australian intellectuals (is Germaine Greer still Australian, I can't remember?) and are all 'on' something – an abstract noun, mostly – luck, rage, experience. I was expecting so much more from this book. I’ve wanted to read her history of being female in Australia for a very long time – Damned Whores and God’s Police. But this has put [...]

    2. I think this book was a bit of a stretch - Australian's calling themselves "lucky" because we love to gamble or gamble because we call ourselves lucky?I disagreed with this model, even if the statistics were interesting on their own. However, it was not enough to keep me interested.

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