The problem with the gene pool is that there's no lifeguard.
I have memories - but only a fool stores his past in the future.
Understanding the laws of nature does not mean that we are immune to their operations.
Life is hard. Then you die. Then they throw dirt in your face. Then the worms eat you. Be grateful it happens in that order.
Of course life is bizarre, the more bizarre it gets, the more interesting it is. The only way to approach it is to make yourself some popcorn and enjoy the show.