1. That our environment has low sufficient pressure and levels of deuterium that nuclear fission in air does not trigger hydrogen atoms to fuse into helium, suggesting that the very first a-bomb test in 1945 didn’t in truth spark the environment and swallow up the world in flames, which was still a little an open concern when it took place.

  2. That the Earth hasn’t just recently been struck by a solar flare as effective as the 1859 Carrington occasion, which is great since that would set electrical lines all over the world on fire, implying months of power failures and synchronised failures of food, transportation, and medical systems.

  3. That human social habits was formed in an environment of little bands with repetitive interactions, enhancing us with impulses to be reasonable and penalize defections that certainly aren’t game-theoretically optimum now in confidential late modernity however have favorable externalities in making massive cooperation possible and without which society as we understand it most likely could not exist.

  4. That human beings didn’t develop under strong alpha choice, indicating that 99%people do not get consumed by birds in our very first minutes of life as we crawl down the beach towards the ocean, which is good.

  5. That the FDA, Health Canada, and the European Food Safety Authority all concur that at the dosages people take in, aspartame is completely safe– not genotoxic, not carcinogenic, does not trigger an insulin spike– or a minimum of has little, unidentified damages, indicating that individuals with a craving for sweets can prevent the big, recognized damages of sugar with very little effort of self-control, and this is still real although individuals for some factor appear to turn down and dislike this very fortunate truth.

  6. That resistance to prescription antibiotics appears to come at a minimum of some expense to germs, indicating that there’s nonzero hope that if we develop enough prescription antibiotics and cycle them or utilize some other techniques we can prevent a future where we go back to the grim truth of the past where any little mishap might be lethal.

  7. That English individuals in the 1700 s got actually consumed playing with things which resulted in the commercial transformation, if that truly is why it occurred in England and not China or Austria or any place, and presuming it wasn’t undoubtedly going to take place someplace. (Speculative)

  8. That an asteroid eliminated the dinosaurs after they had wandered the Earth for 170 million years, knocking development into a various basin of destination that led within 60 million years to people and greater intelligence and the commercial transformation and a world where not every animal invests every day in a consistent state of war attempting not to be consumed, which potentially the dinosaurs would never ever have done? ( Very speculative)

  9. That the Earth takes place to have a liquid external core with electrical currents that produce an electromagnetic field which secures us from high energy particles which would otherwise a minimum of concern us with more cancer and greater hereditary load and perhaps even make life difficult.

  10. That the tough issue of awareness exists, i.e. that for whatever factor we have incredible experiences instead of being “zombies” which, while it’s dispiriting that this appears mysterious in regards to any existing or possible future physics, it’s cool that the lights are on in deep space.

    Oh, and likewise that deep space exists at all, which life exists on a minimum of one world in it.

  11. That it occurs to be a game-theoretic stability to have a near-equal sex ratio, although truthfully, I have no concept what things would resemble if that wasn’t the case and perhaps it would be great.

  12. That personal life exists which markets, while all of us (some?) value their power to designate resources, do not penetrate each and every single part of life, that there are minutes of charm and grace that aren’t best comprehended as competitors and utilized selfishness.

  13. That selfhood is perhaps an impression, and it’s all atoms bouncing around in deep space, and there are no genuine limits in between various animals, and the concept that you are the exact same individual you were the other day is an impression your brain-meat provides to you, which OK, isn’t clearly a favorable thing however does provide a sense of peace for those of who take place to have maxed-out existential angst statistics. (Speculative)

  14. That due to some mix of nitrogen fertilizer, pensions, ladies’s rights, education, contraception, and so on, an overpopulation disaster hasn’t yet occurred and we may coincidentally support at a level that’s rather near what optimizes typical energy, and without (mainly) requiring to utilize gruesome techniques of browbeating.

  15. That big animals like human beings appear to be able to establish advanced defenses versus parasites that parasites can’t counter-adapt versus, implying that parasitism is way less of a problem for us than it is for smaller sized animals, which is excellent since parasites are bad.

  16. That despite the fact that we developed as callous duplication devices, we’ve in some way increased out of the filth and we presently discover ourselves running cultural software application that’s escape of sync with what video game theory would determine, and maybe we can take the minute and develop a civilization that can tame the ruthless characteristics that produced us.

  17. That hokey unfashionable strategies like practicing appreciation end up to have strong clinical proof behind them, and a number of nations occur to have a pre-existing vacation that’s currently, a minimum of in theory, devoted to this practice.

  18. That although the turn human beings made from hunter-gatherer bands into farming quite plainly made life even worse, it ultimately caused the commercial transformation and modern-day society which is way much better than hunter-gatherer life, and individuals who question that ought to think about the portion people who utilized to pass away violent deaths

  19. That even if, as a lot of scientific-minded individuals appear to presume, there is no afterlife, that’s not perfect, however is better than other possibilities like, state, being tortured for eternity.

  20. That Ramanujan existed, which implies that people not that various from you or me can have abilities that appear difficult, which is a tip that– perhaps with a little assistance– human prospective may be much greater than it now appears.

  21. That human beings take place to not be obligate predators suggesting it’s possible to consider more (perhaps, debatably, some individuals believe, let’s not battle we’re pals) ethical diet plans without dealing with the type of problem that vampires do.

  22. That it’s even possible to establish innovations to produce big quantities of energy without producing carbon and we occur to have actually established them at a time where we a minimum of might prevent the most severe environment modification circumstances with very little influence on our way of lives.

  23. That some unidentified wonder mix of situations occurred to get here in Athens in 500 BC leading a small city of 250 k individuals to produce Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Archimedes, Euclid, Hippocrates, Pythagoras, Thucydides, Herodotus, Aesop, Solon, Pericles, Aristophanes, and Sophocles, which it might be possible to deliberately recreate such conditions today all over the world and stimulate amazing human prospering, and why aren’t we dealing with this?

  24. That the Quakers settled in contemporary Pennsylvania, developing an example of a serene, tolerant, informed society that prevented war with native Americans– a minimum of for a while— and piloted concepts like eliminating slavery, trial by jury, public education, and equivalent rights for ladies, a joyful contrast to what was occurring in other places at the time.

  25. That development took place to choose this technique of “love” to serve the interests of advancement instead of, like, triggering us to seem like we’re being burned alive whenever we do not discover mates or feed our kids or whatever, which there’s no apparent factor it must have done, and likewise I acknowledge the genuine discomfort some lonesome individuals do feel.

  26. That even if human beings can’t take a trip to other stars or galaxies with our vulnerable natural bodies, it’s most likely possible for us to develop expert systems that can, and while it’s not terrific that they might eliminate us, it’s definitely much better than the light of awareness disappearing totally when the sun consumes the Earth in 7.5 billion years, no?

  27. That the homeostatic theory of drug tolerance isn’t a 100%ideal law, which indicates that we aren’t completely stuck to our bodies running according to their own impulses all the time.

  28. That we take place to reside in a world where concepts are both non-rivalrous and extremely important permitting us to produce things like little particle drugs and no-knead bread dishes and semiconductor production methods which are a present to our descendants a minimum of unless/until civilization collapses, and that makes the typical energy of human life a concave function of world population instead of some monotonic decline, providing us another tool to eliminate advancement’s greedy hand attempting to drag us back into the mud.

  29. That the abstraction of “stories” exists, permitting us to comprehend the world a minimum of partly through this insane untidy procedure you’re carrying out today instead of whatever being a blind inscrutable idiotic advancement of the wavefunction, and likewise the world occurs to be structured so that these “stories” are effective sufficient to really partly describe a minimum of some phenomena often.

  30. That other animals have more cone cells than people, e.g. birds with 4 and shrimp with approximately 16, therefore most likely see colors we can’t even envisage which, yeah, that restriction of our minds is discouraging, however it likewise hints that there are big hidden dark continents of qualia prowling out there which one day we may discover a method to go to.