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From: DAVID WILLIAMS (1:250/514)
To: All
Date: Wed, 06.12.06 23:09
-> That's exactly the sort of thing portrayed in the movie. The way I remember

-> it, the 'brains' of the group in the movie explains to a female on the
-> inability to predict the path taken by a drop or two of water down the outsi

-> of a human hand, given differences in: temperature; placement of the drops;
-> whether the hair folicles are upright; etc, etc. The confluence of these mi

-> variables, making up such a miniscule event, can have an enormous impact to

-> extent that they ensure an unpredictable outcome.

The classic example (fictitious or not) is of a butterfly flapping its
wings, and the disturbance of the air it produces growing over time to
become a hurricane.

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