Twist of fate: the incredible coincidence

October 31, 2012 22:50

Matches at the site of action (an incredible series of coincidences) — incomprehensible and inexplicable in terms of the probability of the event. Sometimes overlap in the names of places or areas it is less surprising that the human mind refuses to believe that it is a pure coincidence.

In 1848, the tradesman Nicephorus Nikitin "for seditious speech on the flight to the Moon" was sent not just anywhere, but in the distant village … Baikonur! [Golovanov, J. "The road to the launch site," 1982]. (However, some researchers about the validity of this message, there are some doubts.) …

During the Second World War, the military unit in which he served Arthur Butterworth (originally from Yorkshire), was stationed in Tevershem Hall (near Norwich). Butterworth once received in the mail from the London bookseller ordered them a book about music. Butterworth when unfolded it, the book had the kind of species card which might previous owner used as a bookmark. Postcard was written by August 4, 1913. Having decided to consider more closely the picture itself, Arthur turned the postcard view was familiar to tears — Tevershem Hall. Because while all units have a certain zip code, the bookseller, sending the book, did not know in which region will get the parcel, therefore, put a card "with a hint", he could not …

April 12, 1961 the first cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, returning from space flight, it landed in the Saratov region in places where mastering the profession of pilot and first rose into the sky … By the way, were in his life, and other coincidence: he died on the day of his birth father. The only time in my life (that's something Gagarin punctuality!) On the day he forgot to pass the house to the airport …

In autumn 1998, the grandson of the legendary aviator Louis Blériot decided to repeat the heroic path of his grandfather, has flown in 1909 at the monoplane "Bleriot-11" across the English Channel. Repaired dilapidated airplane with canvas wings, brought the car to start and gave the gas … But antique motor passed very quickly, the car fell into the water, broken with the left arm ["chip" 1999, N 1, p.40]. Amazing coincidence was that that the grandson of the Bleriot monoplane on "Bleriot" splashed right on the beach bearing the name of Louis Blériot …

Soviet and Russian explorer, writer Valentin Mironovich ALEKUMOV the newspaper "Komsomolskaya Pravda" [from 16/01/1999, p.5] told me about his friend, the boatswain Volodya, who married under very interesting circumstances — bottles scattered in the ocean with a proposal for the unknown beauty and when did not follow his half-joking messages on board was a beauty, showed an "invitation" and, of course, married boatswain married … And another friend, Dick PALLEEM and very strange coincidence happened: after many attempts to start a family married at last the daughter of the leader of one of the wild tribes of the islands of Papua New Guinea. The daughter, however, was not exactly wild, but very educated, she graduated from the University of Cambridge. But her father has to go all the wild tribes could not get … And at the end of the 1990s, while in the ocean V.Alekumov received radio signal «SOS» the Indonesian vessel and ordered the team to go to the rescue. Lost speed alien ship they were towed to the nearest port, which was located in the north of the archipelago's largest island, Papua New Guinea. And just when the rescue action was over, it turned out that the ship is moored Alekumova accident near the Papuan village where the leader was just-in-law of his friend Dick! Alekumov recognized leader Ulou described as acquaintance, asked the photo chief for his future book "Seven feet under the keel" … Finally happened another pleasant coincidence — the leader Ulou gave not only photos, but also added some money, they just had to publish all book. The coincidence was that the writer of the once-rich country of Russia was looking for a sponsor for the book and did not expect to find it in the seemingly wild tribe …

Paul Kemmerer for 20 years meticulously recorded and log all events that happen to himself and his friends, and then by simple calculations we calculate the degree of probability of sequences of events. In 1919, in his book, "The Law of sequences" the scientist came to the conclusion that the strange coincidence and sequence of "omnipresent and infinite in life, nature and the cosmos." Together with his successor Edward DEWEY he also brought to the Act on the frequency of events and confirmed the ancient wisdom "All back to normal." [Dewey ER "Cycles: the mysterious forces that generate events", 1971]. Really: What is, or will be.

But … who should be playing with us in such a complex and intricate game? God, the Universal Mind, the usual accident or our own imagination? About imagination — you can make yourself your own opinion as reported cases were from the category of "ordinary" miracle, and how much — of the eternal human desire to find the very miracle, even in small matters. And on the chance — you can recall the words of Colin Wilson: "Once, when I was looking for the right one to me a fact book fell off the shelf, open at the page where I found the necessary information." How many of you will say that in my life and have not had anything like this? It turns out that there is nothing accidental in the world, and there are clear patterns and regularities incomprehensible.

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