What is the meaning of fate, Mulla?'
'Assumptions.' the mullah replied,'In what way?
''You assume things are going to go well, and they don't - that you call bad luck.
You assume things are going to go badly and they don't - that you call good luck.
You assume that certain things are going to happen or not happen - and you so lack intuition that you don't know what is going to happen.
You assume that the future is unknown.'What you are caught out - you call that Fate.'