TThe significance of human beings to the Cosmos is Vanishingly Small – yet still not zero. That’s cool

Ah! Paraphrasing:
Views of humanity seem to have run the gamut from “We are of supreme importance to the Universe, to we are wretched creatures of the Universe. But there is a third view:

That the significance of human beings to the Cosmos is Vanishingly Small”.

This implies, while our significance to the Cosmos is vanishingly small, *it’s still significant* in some fashion – ie – NOT 0.

and that’s something to get excited about. Amazing as I’ve carried that viewpoint with me for a long time, and never heard it articulated so clearly.

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