Dumbpiphany II

Background:
The Mediocrity Principle:

he mediocrity principle simply states that you aren’t special. The universe does not revolve around you, this planet isn’t privileged in any unique way, your country is not the perfect product of divine destiny, your existence isn’t the product of directed, intentional fate, and that tuna sandwich you had for lunch was not plotting to give you indigestion. Most of what happens in the world is just a consequence of natural, universal laws — laws that apply everywhere and to everything, with no special exemptions or amplifications for your benefit — given variety by the input of chance. Everything that you as a human being consider cosmically important is an accident. The rules of inheritance and the nature of biology meant that when your parents had a baby, it was anatomically human and mostly fully functional physiologically, but the unique combination of traits that make you male or female, tall or short, brown-eyed or blue-eyed were the result of a chance shuffle of genetic attributes during meiosis, a few random mutations, and the luck of the draw in the grand sperm race at fertilization.

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2 Responses to Dumbpiphany II

  1. derp derp derp says:

    LOL did you see this guy’s argument on abortion and what he said about the Kermit Gosnell scandal?

    Dude proves how broken academia is in America.

  2. Joe G says:

    As Art Linkletter would tell us:

    “Atheists say the darndest things”

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