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We didn't win the cosmic lottery, life is inevitable.

Updated: Jan 27

How is it a cosmic lottery that we exist? I mean, right now, for example, there is more chance to come into existence than ever before, considering there are over 7 billion people on the planet. For every 1,000 people in China, there are 10 births. In 2018 in India, it was 22 births per 1,000 people.

Yearly, 140,000,000 babies are born every year worldwide! And that's just humans, not counting animals.

It's not been proven yet and is speculation that other worlds out there on exoplanets contain other life forms similar to that of Earth. Wise speculation.

But let's say that other life does exist on other planets and I'm not even referring to advanced life like what we see here, I'm referring to simple life like eucaryotic cells.

There are two trillion galaxies in the universe. Well, new research says there are hundreds of billions of galaxies. Still, that's a lot! This is one hundred billion typed out. 100,000,000,000,000.

1 followed by 14 0s. That makes it to over 700 quintillion planets 7,000,000,000,000,000,000. So, there are 700 quintillion chances of you being born.

That's not lucky, that's physics and a high probability of you existing! In fact, life should be as unsurprising as a rock rolling downhill cause life is just physics, abiding by the same laws as the stars and everything else. So, what? This then means that life is utterly inevitable!!

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