Its a 1 in a 1,000,000 chance you will get hit by a meteor in your lifetime. Even less likely it will happen today.

So, what is the chance that at some point today something, anything, will happen to you that has a 1 in a 1,000,000 chance of happening or more? In other words, how often does a day go by where something nearly impossible happens... well, the answer is it is pretty much guaranteed.

In fact every moment you are experiencing countless events that have a one in a million chance or more of happening. Try and wrap your head around that :)


@freemo In most uncountable probability space every complete actualization (e.i event with one element) has probability zero. There are many things that can modeled like this that would occur in a persons daily life. So it's reasonable to think of a persons life as a continuous stream of events of probability zero. A continuous stream of realizations that one could have been completely confident would not occur.

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