Re: Entropy, Time's Arrow, and Urns

From: Tim May <>
Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2002 13:06:29 -0700

(A minor typo is corrected)

On Sunday, August 18, 2002, at 01:00 PM, Tim May wrote:
> In Sequence One, the two urns are filled with stones of mixed color at
> the start of the film. As the main transfers stones, the number of
> black and white stones in each of the urns fluctuates, but there are
> never, in this particular film, any excursions outside the ratio 450 of
> one color to 550 of the other.

  There are only 500 stones in each urn, so what I meant was, for
example, 275 of one color, 225 of the other, adding up to 500 total in
either of the two urns.

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