It’s funny. As a scientist/philosopher/established specialist, you notice a certain pattern in the way things work. A certain repetition in the order/chaos around you. This thing you’ve found is not a perfect constant, like the gravity. Still, you start calling it a Law. You talk about it a lot, perhaps write an essay about it or dedicate your life to the promotion of this idea, and one day, this ‘Law’ is referred to with your name. Now personally, I’ve never understood the relevance or authority of Murphy’s Law. But I’ve found out there are more of these ‘Laws’. Check ‘m out, because they give a bit of a different perpective to the ways of the world and your position in it. Enjoy.

Murphy’s law states that “Things will go wrong in any given situation, if you give them a chance”. That’s quite a negative thought! Doesn’t belief in this ‘law’ make you focus on things going wrong? What happens if you believe the opposite?

Parkinson’s Law states that “work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.”. Let’s force ourselves to do things in a shorter time span; set a timer!

Pareto’s Law states that “for many phenomena, 80% of the consequences stem from 20% of the causes”. This should make you reconsider what you spend your time on.

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