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450,000,000,000, to 1

Your chances of ever being born.

 

Yes, life is a miracle for every living thing.

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Re: 450,000,000,000, to 1

@LilacTree Yes, life is a gift.  This figure is astounding!  I'm wondering where you found this fact that makes me appreciate my life even more?  Thanks for the share.

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@LilacTree wrote:

Your chances of ever being born.

 

Yes, life is a miracle for every living thing.


Just curious who figured that number out? How did they come to that conclusion?

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Re: 450,000,000,000, to 1

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/probability-being-born_b_877853

 

 

https://www.businessinsider.com/infographic-the-odds-of-being-alive-2012-6

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@phoenixbrd wrote:

@LilacTree Yes, life is a gift.  This figure is astounding!  I'm wondering where you found this fact that makes me appreciate my life even more?  Thanks for the share.


@phoenixbrd

 

I just googled “what are our chances of ever being born?” It comes right up.

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Re: 450,000,000,000, to 1

That is amazing. We should all feel very lucky to be here!

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Re: 450,000,000,000, to 1

Wow!  I'm so happy I received the gift of life, including all the difficulties and sorrows.  To see a sunset, the stars, my newborn babies makes the gift even more wonderful. 

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Re: 450,000,000,000, to 1

Wow!  I won the lottery!

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Re: 450,000,000,000, to 1

Wait- it says 10 followed by 2,685,000 zeros!!!!