k. . It' s breathtaking to consider: You have two eyes, each composed of 130 million photoreceptor cells. In each one of those cells, there are 100, 000, 000, 0 science star stuff
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It' s breathtaking to consider:
You have two eyes, each composed of 130 million photoreceptor cells.
In each one of those cells, there are 100, 000, 000, 000, 000 (100 twice} atoms
that' s more than all the stars in the milky way galaxy.
However, each atom in each cell in each eye formed in the core of a star,
billions of years ago, and yet, here they are , being to capture
the energy released hem that same process.
All expand the that is E.
The universe has an interesting sense of irony, in that you are the universe
experiencing itself - All you are is a thaught.
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User avatar #1 - tehnoblebean (06/16/2013) [-]
It's less breathtaking to consider that the atoms that make up an anus were forged in a star millions of years ago...
#21 to #1 - anon (06/16/2013) [-]
You can geg the same anus burningeffect if you eat indian food.
#59 to #1 - anon (06/17/2013) [-]
And then theres this comment.
User avatar #6 to #1 - dunkleosteus ONLINE (06/16/2013) [-]
There could be porn called "The universe anally ******* itself"
User avatar #13 - huffe ONLINE (06/16/2013) [-]
maybe you should learn the definition of irony. a firemans son being an arsonist is irony, but that the universe experiences itself is a thing of beauty. not irony
#3 - slashendrix (06/16/2013) [-]
The title is such a lie. This post has nothing to do with potassium.
#38 - anon (06/17/2013) [-]
But we still can't see why kids love the taste of Cinnamon Toast Crunch
User avatar #61 to #38 - doctadoc (06/17/2013) [-]
Why? Why did you post this as anon? You deserve these thumbs, good sir! I haven't laughed myself to tears since...as long as I can remember!
User avatar #19 - gotbannedicusvile (06/16/2013) [-]
I come here to laugh not to re think my existence.
#26 - reiconex (06/16/2013) [-]
The universe masturbates a lot.
#9 - mikemeiers (06/16/2013) [-]
Dont give a damn about how significant I am, my eyesight is still 20/60.
User avatar #45 to #9 - skulldan (06/17/2013) [-]
you dont change the right one! YOU CHANGE THE LEFT ONE. YOU CAN HAVE 1 - 20 VISION, OUT OF 20
#15 to #9 - satrenkotheone ONLINE (06/16/2013) [-]
I have special eyes!   
   
No really, I do have special eyes and bad eyesight.
I have special eyes!

No really, I do have special eyes and bad eyesight.
User avatar #10 to #9 - prodigee (06/16/2013) [-]
...is that good or bad?
User avatar #11 to #10 - mikemeiers (06/16/2013) [-]
well...20/20 is perfect, 20/15 is better than perfect, 20/5 is like an eagle. Im just basically a bat.
User avatar #12 to #11 - prodigee (06/16/2013) [-]
doc explained it to me once. its like you can see 20ft away what others can see 60ft away. i just didnt know which was which. thanks tho. have a thumb.
User avatar #30 to #9 - dolandickbutt (06/16/2013) [-]
My vision in my left eye is 20/400, I cant see anything without my glasses
#44 - poutinesalad (06/17/2013) [-]
oh my 			****		...
oh my **** ...
#18 - iamsofakingawesome (06/16/2013) [-]
"i look up, many people feel small because they are small and the universe is big, but i feel big, because my atoms, came from those stars"
-Neil DeGrasse Tyson
Link to video :www.youtube.com/watch?v=9D05ej8u-gU
Probably my favorite video on the internet
#28 - hipsophobadon (06/16/2013) [-]
What if the electrons obiting the nucleus were just like our solar system but it's so small and foreign to us we haven't discovered it yet and inside of us are infinite many worlds, and our solar system is just a single cell in a giant the size of which we can't even imagine.   
Or it's just something I thought up to make me feel important cause we are just a speck in space.
What if the electrons obiting the nucleus were just like our solar system but it's so small and foreign to us we haven't discovered it yet and inside of us are infinite many worlds, and our solar system is just a single cell in a giant the size of which we can't even imagine.
Or it's just something I thought up to make me feel important cause we are just a speck in space.
#31 to #28 - ignusim (06/16/2013) [-]
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#24 - Flambongo (06/16/2013) [-]
Well, the carbon, oxygen and other heavier elements would have formed in a stars core, but the hydrogen didn't. The hydrogen formed soon after the big bang. Then again that's pretty cool too.
#32 - alawabidingcitizen (06/16/2013) [-]
While we're on the subject of mind-altering perceptions, here's a fun one I like to think of to remind me why I don't go to church anymore:

Let's start with a generally accepted statement: God (if he exists) is Perfect. There is no flaw in God's existence that could possibly make Him imperfect in the eyes of anyone. Nothing but God is perfect.
Generally accepted statement #2: Humanity is imperfect. We are fundamentally flawed beings for various reasons and none of us is perfect.

Thesis derived from these two (not tested, due to God's persisting ability to show up 50 billion years late for everything) statements: If God is perfect, then he can only think of perfect things, for doing otherwise would make him imperfect. Since humanity is imperfect, God cannot think of or even conceive our existence, so we act_ independently of God and his will_. To take it a step further, God, who can only conceive perfect things,_ can only think of himself_, as he is the only perfect thing in existence. If God does exist, he exists independently of humans, and vice versa; he doesn't know our existence, and we don't know his.

tl;dr: God (if he exists) is a selfish prick who doesn't give a **** about that person dying in the ER, or that eight year-old prostitute in Thailand, or the thousands of people killed every year by civil strife and street violence. He also doesn't care that some men and women are homosexuals,or that some parents make the decision to abort a baby that (at the point it's aborted) looks more like a fish than a human.

Why?
Because we exist in his mind on a level lesser than electrons exist to us, and if you think you can conceive the complexity and size of a single electron, you are dead wrong.
#33 to #32 - denercov (06/16/2013) [-]
tldr
#34 to #32 - tengustark (06/17/2013) [-]
Aaaand a thumb for you, my good sir.
Aaaand a thumb for you, my good sir.
User avatar #50 to #32 - awesomenessdefined (06/17/2013) [-]
"If God is perfect, then he can only think of perfect things"

If I am Human, I can only think of Human things.

It actually is the same logic when you think about it. Perfection and Humanity.
#53 to #32 - alawabidingcitizen (06/17/2013) [-]
Note to the people complaining that God's perfection allows Him to do anything.

Perfection is not omniscience (or omnipotence), nor is omniscience perfection. You may say that there isn't a difference between the two, but I never said God was all-knowing (though, admittedly, I may have implied it).

Let's just forget that the perfect being in this discussion is God for the moment. Is it still possible for a perfect being (not a deity of any sort) to conceive of imperfect ideas while still existing in a state of perfection?
User avatar #62 to #32 - aceofshadows (06/17/2013) [-]
How does being perfect mean being unable to think of or perceive of imperfect things?

Furthermore, since when does perfection or being perfect have any standard or rule for any thing to be considered perfect?
User avatar #46 to #32 - EventHorizon (06/17/2013) [-]
Atheist here to tell you that your logic is flawed. A perfect being has the ability to conceive of absolutely anything and everything. To say that there is something a perfect being cannot do is a logical fallacy unto itself. God would be able to do and think anything in His perfection. I just believe that it's all a load of **** and live and let live.
User avatar #36 to #32 - godisdog (06/17/2013) [-]
"If God is perfect, then he can only think of perfect things", I spy with my little eye a logical fallacy.
#37 to #36 - anon (06/17/2013) [-]
More like part of a paradox....
User avatar #40 to #37 - godisdog (06/17/2013) [-]
No, a paradox would be saying since god is perfect he can do anything, even things that negate his own being. This guy, however, says god cannot conceive of us because he is perfect which is equivalent to saying the number 56 doesn't exist in infinity.
User avatar #42 to #40 - dederplaol (06/17/2013) [-]
Well.. if he is perfect and thinking about imperfection makes him imperfect then he wouldn't be able to think about us since we are imperfect
and someone imperfect cant even imagine someone/thing perfect, meaning that we can't even see God in our minds
So.. he is correct you know
User avatar #47 to #42 - godisdog (06/17/2013) [-]
Perfect, infinity and all other forms of omni allow for the breaking of their own paradoxes by sheer definition. If you limit it in anyway it is not perfect in the first place, hence the logical fallacy.
User avatar #65 to #47 - dederplaol (06/17/2013) [-]
weeeeell that's convincing..
Still doesn't explain why someone completely perfect wouldn't get tired of imperfectionated (its now a word) beings **** ups all the time..
#8 - antigravitycake (06/16/2013) [-]
i like this kind of stuff.
i like this kind of stuff.
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#57 - eagleness (06/17/2013) [-]
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#55 - ROTFLcopter **User deleted account** (06/17/2013) [-]
All of that makes sense except for the last sentence. I'm not a thought. I'm what you just described: a collection of trillions of atoms put together. An idea is not physical, but I am. I am matter.
#51 - YourAnalProbe (06/17/2013) [-]
slow down m8 tihs is 2 much 4 me
#43 - anon (06/17/2013) [-]
The last part is truly the meaning of life that everyones been searching for, amazing
#16 - EpicTie (06/16/2013) [-]
Well then, this universe has experienced a lot of masturbation.
#7 - alexsinco (06/16/2013) [-]
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