The radical moral implications of luck in human life is an excellent article over at Vox that explores the role of luck in inequality through the lens of self-regulation, agency and nature/nurture (I know that’s a hell of a way to summarize an article 🙂 ).
And he ties it all together with a discussion of Daniel Kahneman concept of “system one” (fast and automatic) and “system two” (slow and deliberate) thinking systems.
It’s fairly lengthy, but I think sections of it could be used effectively with all students (including those in my IB Theory of Knowledge class) multiple discussion topics, including ones on self-control.
I’m adding it to:
You might also be interested in QUOTE OF THE DAY: HOW TO INCREASE YOUR LUCK.