What a coincidence! I was looking for a video like this

It may sound harsh sometimes to tell someone who believes┬áthat something happened “for a reason” was just a lucky — or unlucky, as it were — coincidence. We don’t like to believe in coincidences because we silly humans see patterns in way too many things. Here’s a video that explains how things that are rare are not that rare.

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