What Are The Odds?. I know this isn't really "scientific" but it is interesting. Source: visual.ly/what-are-odds. 2/ what are the addf What are the od
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What Are The Odds?

I know this isn't really "scientific" but it is interesting.

Source: visual.ly/what-are-odds

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2/ what are the addf
What are the odds that you exist, as you, today?
t; Author Ali attemps to quantify the probability that you came about and exist as you today,
and reveals that the odds of you existing are almost zero.
LET' S START SMALL.
1 in 20, 000
BUT WE KNOW HOW TRICKY LOVE CAN BE.
1 in 2, 000
LOATHINGS ARE GOING .
TO GET PRETTY INTERESTING. t
1 in 400, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000
BUT WE' RE JUST GETTING STARTED.
That' s a 10 with 45, 000 zeroes after it.
THATS PRETTY BIG,
BUT WAIT A MINUTE.
ODDS OF THE RIGHT SPERM,
MEETING THE RIGHT EGG
150, 000 TIMES?
1 in 10 2, 640, 000
1 in 102, 685, 000
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Submitted: 06/12/2012
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#1 - twodarray (06/12/2012) [+] (1 reply)
nice non-oc, (you should post source)
also, you've forgotten to do something.
As you can see, the universe is infinite (or near).
Therefore, a chance of something happening is also infinite (or near).
So you have to multiply all chances by infinity, in this case (very relevant)
so infinity x 1E-2685000 = infinity
So there is an infinite chance of me existing in this world.
#6 - xjguy (06/16/2012) [-]
... And that is how i met your mother.
User avatar #4 - kasperscar (06/12/2012) [-]
Made Me feel good today Thanks
#3 - crilleballe (06/12/2012) [-]
Thinking of this like it's a calculation of whether or not you would have been alive is wrong. This is merely a calculation of whether or not, throughout the time of the universe, you would end up exactly as you are now. 'Now go forth and feel and act like the miracle you are' Really? So if one little thing had gone wrong, and you ended up having a different grand-grand-grand-grand-whatever-father/mother, you would have been totally different? No. You'd be pretty much the same. It's like saying 'If you walked a walk on the beach, what's the chance you'd step on exactly all those grains of sand you did?' Sure it's pretty much zero, but there's also almost infinite different combinations of grains you could have stepped on. In the end, we can't use this calculation for anything other than stupid facebook posts going: 'You're all beautiful, herp, derp'. TL.DR: This **** has no practical use.

Also, considering the fact that nothing truly happens randomly, the chance of me being exactly as i am right now is 100%.
User avatar #7 - darkjacky (06/17/2012) [-]
and yet i am here :)
User avatar #2 - rototornik (06/12/2012) [-]
and people called these philosophers crazy for doubting our existence...
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