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- adj. by chance; by serendipity; accidental;
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Now, you might usefully argue that WHICH observations science makes, of all that CAN be made, is far from random or fortuituous.
I guess fortuituous for all that the founder decided to sell.
Who could possibly say how many of which fortuituous circumstances we’ve been unfortunate enough NOT to enjoy, and what ideas this lack has stymied?
Finally, dear readers, imagine the many opportunities for growth through pilgrimage to sacred sites, the handling and viewing of relics that retain the energies of the great man - the mind, that is to say the bundle of neurons and fatty tissue that fills my cranium through wholly fortuituous accident and yields no claim to any kind of speciesist preeminence on my part ... the mind so understood I say thrills at the prospect of living such a holistic and fervent faith ...