It was in the early ‘80s and I could still vividly recall when I eagerly picked up and bought a book entitled “Murphy’s Law”. Holding the pocket book securely in my hand, I then asked myself, “What is in this book that made it an international best seller? Actually, I heard about this book from my friends who were praising to high heavens the truth that was being spread around by the author. I didn’t know who Murphy was and what I read from the book was that Murphy was a keen observer of life and he came out with a set of practical rules that governed his life. His famous dictum was: “If Anything Can Go Wrong, It Will.” Like a siren call in the book “Odyssey”, I was mesmerized by the message that Murphy was conveying and I just accepted it, hook, line and sinker. Who would not be swayed with the convincing examples that Murphy gave? In fact, I could even experience the truth of the message and they were happening around me in my daily life. That message was even supported by an oft mentioned adage: “Expect the best but be prepared for the worst.”
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