I know this is supposed to be absurd, but:
I think there's a 20%+ chance that I could convert $500K over the next two years into the basis for truly outsize societal, environmental, and economic value.
Some to support me, sure, but also contractors, cloud etc.
Some people know that there are many possible futures. And once you accept this possibility - well, then you want to play your part getting us onto the best timeline possible. If you're one of these people - wherever you are, whatever you do, however you view your talents - this is the place for you.