Infinite monkey theorem – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

ha ha ha ha ha:

Even if a monkey could learn to write a play and describe the characters’ behavior, it could not reveal the characters’ minds and so build an ironic tragedy.

Infinite monkey theorem – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

my favorite allusion to this is in douglas adams’ The Hitchhikers’ Guide to the Galaxy, chapter nine:

“Ford!” (Arthur) said, ”there’s an infinite number of monkeys outside who want to talk to us about this script for Hamlet they’ve worked out.”

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