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From the vantage point of science, however, luck represents what cannot be explained, even probabilistically. It therefore must remain the explanation of last resort. The task of social scientists is to discover the extent to which the diversity of the aged can be accounted for in terms of orderly conditions and processes. " This discussion is also relevant to concepts such as probabilistic epigenesis, which has recently been proposed as a general perspective for approaching issues of individual development and aging (Featherman & Lerner, 1985).
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