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The Richest Man in Babylon Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 4, Meet the Goddess of Good Luck Summary

George Samuel Clason
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Chapter 4, Meet the Goddess of Good Luck Summary

The chapter starts out with a Babylonian proverb about luck followed by an introduction to the Temple of Learning. Arkad holds classes at the Temple of Learning. Large groups of men will gather around the wise man and discuss various topics. The topic for this chapter is the Goddess of Good Luck.

When Arkad asks for a topic of discussion, one man stands and says that he would like to discuss ways to entice Good Luck to oneself. The gathered men try to discuss the ways in which luck has profited them. However, not one of them can name an instance in which luck has increased their wealth. The conversation turns to a discussion of gaming tables. Arkad counsels that by the law of odds only the gamekeeper is assured of making a significant income...

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