Re: Chaos question from Re: Patriarchy: Re: What Matriarchy?

Len Piotrowski (
Wed, 14 Aug 1996 13:31:54 GMT

In article <smryan-1308961911350001@> (!@?*$%) writes:


>> Simple honest question --- while chaos theory calls into doubts our
>> scientific ability to make *exact* predictions of certain events, doesn't
>> it also provide the mechanism for accurate predictions of *patterns* for
>> those same events? (The simple example: we can't expect an accurate

>I've always been fond of sets whose shortest decision procedure is the
>total enumeration of their elements.

An especially satisfying classificatory procedure when the power set of a all
elements subsumes every class!