1. The act or mindset of being a patient, an experiment, or a victim.
2. The belief that justice and karma are served in the end. Those destined to succeed will do so with patience. Positive people have a positive fate.
3. A theology similar to fatalism, in which all things are more or less predetermined, but we are free to change the path we are on. A religion in which worry is futile. Draws philisophical elements from several sources, most notably Murphy's Law, Roman Catholicism, Fatalism, Transcendentalism, and the Clockwork Theory.