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Post by soular » Mon Jan 20, 2014 3:11 pm

Hi guys. Another question from a non-native English speaker.

I am wondering about the difference between Fate and Destiny.
I've done some search yet I don't really get the difference.
Anyone feeling destined by fate to tell me?

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Post by heinzs » Mon Jan 20, 2014 4:51 pm

Here's a good discussion of the difference:

http://www.ask.com/question/what-is-the ... nd-destiny

Hope that helps.

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Post by soular » Mon Jan 20, 2014 6:10 pm

Thanks much Heinzs.
I have checked it but ? still lingers.

Fate feels air and Destiny a path,
both invisible yet found everywhere
without definition and with meaning behind.

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Post by heinzs » Mon Jan 20, 2014 8:07 pm

Fate is "pre-destined" and beyond our control. Destiny requires our participation and is mutable. One can be destined for greatness, but fail in that attempt. That failure is fated.

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Post by soular » Tue Jan 21, 2014 12:54 am

Thanks much. I understand the difference. Life seems to play in both
and beyond. So many events as Jung once named synchronicity happen
and things get carried away, and I guess same to everyone to some extent.
I am learning to let ? lie till they appear to allow no doubt and interpretation.
I may be just wasting time.

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Post by heinzs » Tue Jan 21, 2014 10:47 am

No, never feel like you are wasting time. You are doing what you are supposed to do, being what you are supposed to be. Accept that. That is "fate". You never know what is waiting for you through that next door or around that next corner. But it is your destiny to open the door and turn that corner.

Cheers and a long and prosperous life to you, my old friend! May you find enlightenment and purpose.

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Post by soular » Tue Jan 21, 2014 6:22 pm

Arigato, my friend. I keep hoping and willing that !t will come to everyone. :bow:
heinzs wrote:No, never feel like you are wasting time.
You are doing what you are supposed to do,
being what you are supposed to be.
Accept that. That is "fate".
You never know what is waiting for you through that next door
or around that next corner. But it is your destiny
to open the door and turn that corner.
Cheers and a long and prosperous life to you, my old friend!
May you find enlightenment and purpose.
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Post by bags123 » Wed Jan 22, 2014 6:22 am

Fate is what keeps you on the path to your ultimate destiny. :cheers:
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Post by soular » Wed Jan 22, 2014 7:31 am

Thanks much, bags.
I hope one day it will all make sense. :bow:
bags123 wrote:Fate is what keeps you on the path to your ultimate destiny.

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