The Necessary Instinct to Treat Fiction as Fact
Of all the planets, of all the stars - of which there are many more than there are grains of sand on all the beaches in the world - life happened on Earth. It happened just the way it did, on this planet alone.
We are the one known thing in the universe that can say it is aware that there even is a universe, and we are the only known part that is aware that we are made by the same laws that allow the universe to exist in the first place.
In this way, because of us, tiny specks on a tiny speck, the universe is aware of itself.
In this way, it is also aware of Yorkshire Terriers.