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We Live in a Very Fortunate Universe | Stand to Reason

November 17, 2017

“…To help visualize how finely tuned these values are for life, consider a dartboard the size of West Virginia (approximately 630 trillion cm2). Now imagine I blindfold you and ask you to throw a dart at random towards this gigantic dartboard. Oh, and there is a catch. You have to hit the bull’s-eye (an area of about 1 cm2), or you’re dead. Your odds don’t look good.It’s true that hitting any particular square centimeter is equally probable, but it is extremely more probable that you would hit one of the hundreds of trillions of squared centimeters that are life-prohibiting over the one squared centimeter that is life-permitting. In fact, if you hit the life-permitting bull’s-eye, most rational people would charge you with peeking—designing the outcome…”

Source: We Live in a Very Fortunate Universe | Stand to Reason

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