I recently listened to a song1 …
I recently watched a video2 …
I recently listened to a podcast3 ….
I recently had a conversation about4 …
So many things keep bringing me back to this idea —
While I may be insignificant on a cosmic scale, I can still positively impact those around me which, because I'm still at what could be the beginning of human history, could potentially have a massive knock-on effect on the future of humanity. And that's pretty cool!
- Orbital – “There will come a time (feat. Brian Cox)” https://youtu.be/QapLhSBzNQU
- Kurzgesagt – “The Last Human – A Glimpse Into The Far Future” https://youtu.be/LEENEFaVUzU
- The Ezra Klein Show – “Three sentences that could change the world – and your life.” https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/three-sentences-that-could-change-the-world-and-your-life/id1548604447?i=1000575497759
- Nihilism, and what’s the point if I’m so insignificant? https://www.theguardian.com/books/2021/aug/27/nihilism-can-make-you-happier-even-in-the-covid-era-no-really-let-me-explain