We have three children. My parents had three children. My wife’s parents had three children. One of my wife’s closest friends is about to have her third child. My oldest brother has three children. My wife’s aunt has three children. My wife’s first cousin will shortly have three children.
Why do so many people in our lives have three children? Three is the magic number, I guess.
The Illusion of Control I think the idea of control comes from simply being aware of a particular set of events and knowing how to solve most immediate problems with regard to those events. (@ zen habits)