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Complexity and the Arrow of Time by Charles H. Lineweaver, Paul C.W. Davies, Michael Ruse

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14 On the plurality of complexity- producing mechanisms

Philip Clayton

When you stir your rice pudding, Septimus, the spoonful of jam spreads itself round making red trails like the picture of a meteor in my astronomical atlas. But if you stir backwards, the jam will not come together again. Indeed, the pudding does not notice and continues to turn pink just as before. Do you think this is odd?

If knowledge isn't self-knowledge it isn't doing much, mate. Is the universe expanding? Is it contracting? Is it standing on one leg and singing ‘When Father Painted the Parlour’? Leave ...

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