posted on Dec, 21 2018 @ 10:08 AM
By just being alive, the odds that we made it to exist are truly staggering.
Here is the basic science.
A woman is born with 2 million eggs she will never make more, and hundreds of thousands die before they ever make it to be in position to be
fertilized, especially before puberty hits. Over 10 thousand die a month before puberty comes and then 1000 eggs die a month during her best years,
we are a product of just 1 of those eggs.
Each time there is relations 250 million little guys(on average it could be is high as 1.2 billion) go racing to meet that egg, only one makes it, we
are a product of that final unique union, the rest die, and of coarse other variables like there is no egg there to meet, or people have taken birth
control action, in fact if we got conceived while our parents were practicing active birth control you can multiply the final odds exponentially from
the final tally.
One study says a person will have sex an average 89 times per year in his life, if we say 30 of those years are child producing years that is 2670
Also only 50% of fertilized eggs do make it.
So let's do the math 2M X 250M X 2670 X 2 = 2.67 Quintillion
So basically those are odds of you being alive 1 in 2.67 Quintillion and much higher if your parents were actively trying to stop a pregnancy.
A quintillion is a 1 followed by 18 zero's.
Congratulations we all won the life jackpot.
edit on 21-12-2018 by Blue_Jay33 because: (no reason given)