November 29th, 2011 around 4:17pm
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Remember in Watchmen, when Doctor Manhattan waxes all sentimental about the miracle of human existence? If you do, you’ll recall that he’s not talking about the human race — he’s talking about the “unfathomable odds” of any specific, individual person coming into being.

Of course, Doctor Manhattan doesn’t give any hard figures to to go along with what ultimately amounts to the most long-winded apology ever. Fortunately, there are people out there who are willing to actually do the math behind this mother of all existential problems.

So just how unfathomable are your odds of coming into being? According to the infographic featured below — which is based on this blog post by Dr. Ali Binazir — pretty un-f*cking-fathomable.

Remember in Watchmen, when Doctor Manhattan waxes all  sentimental about the miracle of human existence? If you do, you’ll  recall that he’s not talking about the human race — he’s talking about  the “unfathomable odds” of any specific, individual person coming into  being.
Of course, Doctor Manhattan doesn’t give any hard figures to to go along with what ultimately amounts to the most long-winded apology ever.  Fortunately, there are people out there who are willing to actually do  the math behind this mother of all existential problems.
So just how unfathomable are your odds of coming into being? According to the infographic featured below — which is based on this blog post by Dr. Ali Binazir — pretty un-f*cking-fathomable.
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