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Luck affects how we judge reckless actions

A person, who acts immorally or recklessly but is ?lucky? by escaping dire consequences, is judged less harshly than an ?unlucky? person, even when both have committed the same act. "Moral luck" is a term used in philosophy that describes situations in which a person is subjected to moral judgments by others despite the fact that the assessment is based on factors beyond his or her control, i.e. "luck."
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