Commitment: n. attaching to a goal(s) for duration
The most popular form of commitment is a marriage commitment and many women are having a hard time getting their boyfriends to commit to marriage. Marriage is a serious long duration commitment and if a man is getting sex for free and going out with someone who may not be his ideal for a marital partner then he may be reluctant to commit his financial resources to a woman with offspring or potential offspring which are an additional serious responsibility. Many couples are not in a secure financial situation and commitment is out of the question for many.
Commitment to a career is another popular form of commitment and sometimes too large a dedication to career may make for rather bad relationships with spouse and family.
There are short duration commitments to goals and long duration commitments. Modern humans are having most problems with long duration commitments to more useful education, marriage, and careers which technology is rapidly changing and making many jobs very different or even obsolete.
Long duration commitments take much determination, persistence, and perseverance or tenacity which requires much self-motivation and many give up easily if the going gets rough or there are too many failures along the way.
One frequently overlooked commitment is to a lifetime of learning new useful knowledge and skills which can come in very handy when opportunity knocks. You will have prepared yourself to seize that opportunity and prosper.
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Fate: n. circumstances of a lifeform(s) and/or circumstances of a subset(s) which are frequently unexpected and which will occur in the future and theoretically is primarily caused by a god and/or nature without considering the fact that trying to achieve personal goals has predominant importance in your destiny
Destiny: n. your fate which has been modified by making and achieving goals in your life.
Your fate is theoretically the things which you will do in the future and the things which will happen to you which don’t seem to be something which you personally have any control over. They are frequently events which you didn’t expect to happen. Your feeling when that fateful thing exists is frequently- wow I didn’t expect that and God and/or nature must have had something to do with it more than my own personal involvement!
Sometimes your fate is determined by the overt and/or covert actions of other humans so all fate is not the result of God and/or nature alone unless you include humans as part of nature.
When an unexpected opportunity arises and you take advantage of it then it is frequently called fate. When you plan for the opportunity and it arises then it is your destiny because you actively chose to create it with your self-will.
Instead of saying “I got lucky or unlucky” it is more accurate to say that “It was fate” and for the rest of the events in your life it is more accurate to say that “It was my destiny!”
Fate is a subset of destiny.
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