Messing With Fate
New “social discovery” apps try to engineer chance encounters. Could they spoil true serendipity?
Same goes a bit for dating, social sites, even interest groups too, I feel... Connections are difficult to engineer... Serendipity/chance, and strange attractors can't be underestimated... By definition serendipity is chance/uncertainty/nothing guaranteed. Though we do need to get out there, and not have to deal with so much that may or may not reflect what one is seeking. I've never tried such an app, and I sort of teeter both ways on these considerations... Life doesn't always offer possibilities or big signs around necks that eliminates guesswork... so can imagine such might help...