New theory Murphy's Law

Murphy's Law, although it is not completely "real", it explains why everything goes wrong. It says that "if anything can go wrong, it will". This means that whenever there is a possible chance that something can go wrong in a good time, it will. Many people have believed in Murphy's Law for years and years now. After a recent experiment, my thoughts on that law have changed.

The experiment I did, was with bread and butter. I took a slice of bread, and put table spoons of butter on one side and left the other plain. Then, I took the bread and dropped it from a ladder high off the ground. Every time I did this, I would increase the amount of butter being put on the bread. This experiment is similar to what can easily happen to you everyday. Just think, when you drop something, somehow, it always lands on the side that would be bad for you, or the worst. If you think of the bread as a sandwich you just made, you wouldn't want it to land on the side with the butter.

The results you would expect are that the bread would land butter-side down every time according to Murphy's Law. After I did the experiment and looked over the results that I recorded, I realized that it is not always correct.

I recorded my results and found that Murphy's Law is not entirely true, there are almost always scientific reasons behind why the bread landed on a certain side. Out of the thirteen times we dropped the bread slices, seven of those times the butter-side did not hit face down. For all I know, the bread could've fell on that side because of the way it was dropped, how much butter was on it, or even the sturdiness of the bread slice. This proves that Murphy's Law does not apply to every situation. If that was the case, nothing good would happen.

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