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What if you experienced every human life in history?

What if you experienced every human life in history?

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Living Through Time: An Exploration of Reincarnation

Living Through Time: An Exploration of Reincarnation

Imagine living for almost 4 trillion years, experiencing the lives of every single human that has ever walked the Earth.

This is the concept of reincarnation, where one's soul is believed to travel through time and be reborn in a new body.

Each lifetime has a profound impact on the future selves, with actions affecting subsequent lives.

Though memories from previous lives are not carried forward, their influence remains.

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Ordinary Lives Filled with Extraordinary Impact

Ordinary Lives Filled with Extraordinary Impact

The majority of one's existence is spent living ordinary lives, filled with everyday tasks like eating, laughing, working, and worrying.

These tasks vary across lifetimes, with a hunter-gatherer lifestyle for one-tenth of the time, and an agriculturalist lifestyle for 60% of the time, developing techniques employed over 800 billion years.

The significance of child-rearing is also prominent, taking up 20% of one's existence, imparting cultural values to influence the trajectory of generations.

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Impactful Lives in Times of Change

Impactful Lives in Times of Change

As humans survive longer and the Earth's population grows, the pace of existence accelerates, and lives become more impactful.

The latter years are filled with action-packed events, including technological advancements and revolutions, wars, and environmental destruction.

With advancements in technology, luxuries become more accessible, and conversations that previously took months to unfold now happen in minutes.

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The Present: Making a Difference Today

The Present: Making a Difference Today

After living for over 100 billion lives, one is reborn as the youngest person alive today. Despite living through 300,000 years of human history, one's impact today is more significant than 99% of past lives.

With high-speed air travel and the internet, personal influence is global, and inventions have the power to permanently alter future generations.

However, the potential for catastrophe is equally significant, with the risk of inducing humanity's own extinction being higher than ever.

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An Uncertain Future: The Limitless Potential

An Uncertain Future: The Limitless Potential

While the future is uncertain, one thing is clear, and that is the limitless potential of every individual.

Every action can have a profound impact on the future. As such, it's vital to consider how we spend this life and what we can do to work towards a better future for all lives to come.

The power of individual impact is immense, and it's up to us to ensure that our actions make a positive difference in shaping our future.

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So, I want to ask You...

So, I want to ask You...

How will you spend this life?

And what can you do to work towards a better future for all your lives to come?

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CURATOR'S NOTE

Imagine that your life began as one of the planet's first humans. After dying, you're reincarnated as the second human ever to live. You then return as the third person, the fourth, the fifth, and so on – living the lives of every human that's ever walked the Earth. How will your actions in one life impact your future selves? Explore the ethics of the philosophy known as longtermism.

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