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You have met no one

Let us (very generously) assume that in the course of a lifetime you can meet and get to know one thousand people.
This means you meet one person in six million (1/6,000,000) or 0.000017% (rounded up).
This is less than your chance of winning the lottery.
It is essentially zero.
Therefore
you have no chance of meeting almost any person on the planet. You hardly know anyone in the world.
{I will refer to this part of the world as the Unseen 100%

There are millions of people better than you!

Think of your high school. You were probably not the all-around best person there.
Perhaps you are one in a hundred, or (of you are in the 99.9 percentile) one in a thousand.
If you were one in a thousand, there would be six million people on the planet who would be smarter than you. That is the population of an average size state.
Therefore
there are a huge number of people smarter than you
and many many people who are just like you.

We do not know why we like anything

Watch ten seconds of random television.
If we were to explain why we are drawn to this it would take probably 10 minutes to explain most of the ways we are drawn to this.
Therefore
We will never understand what we are watching when we watch television. By extension, this argument applies to most all parts of life, such as music, art, sports, etc.

Since you cannot possibly understand what you are doing. [as proven above]

Therefore
You cannot use understanding or reason to navigate through the world.

You DO NOT use reason or understanding to navigate the world

Since you cannot use reason or understanding to navigate the world [as proven above]
And since you cannot be obligated to do something you cannot do,
Therefore
You should not use understanding or reason to navigate through the world.




You have met people who are smarter than you.
You have met people who are more creative than you.
You have met people who are more energetic and ambitious than you.
Where are they?
world population US and World Population

 

People on the planet 6,000,000,000 6,000,000,000
US population 300,000,000 300,000,000
% of people in US 5% 5%
I am One in a ________ 1,000 100,000
People Like Me in the US 300,000 3,000
Of these, percent who are too young, or too old 67% 67%
Remaining people in US who are just like me 100,000 1,000
People in Washington 6,000,000 (2%) 6,000,000 (2%)
People in Washington just like me 2,000
People in Spokane area 300,000 (5%) 300,000 (5%)
People in Spokane just like me 100 1

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