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Old April 23rd, 2007, 13:06   #20
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Originally Posted by vatek View Post
I actually read an article where somebody calculated the odds of that. Something like a billion monkeys would come up with one line, but the sun would go supernova long before it ever happened.
It's actually much worse than that. I read in Dawkins the Blind Watchmaker that to do something even close to that would require more the the age of the Universe to date and the likely age at its demise, by a few orders of magnitude.

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