There’s something I need to tell you all at this point. The universe wants to kill you. Perhaps even more than it wanted to bring you to life. Now that you’re alive, the universe wants to maim you, erode you, and finally extinguish you, and it will have its way one day. Every moment you find yourself alive, you have survived the universe’s many attempts to assassinate you. Think of the universe as one all-encompassing genocidal regime. Just do it for me, indulge me. Pretend it’s trying to exterminate us all.
In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen leans into survivor's bias.