[ExI] A basic test question in Newtonian Genetics

Mike Dougherty msd001 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 10 02:16:03 UTC 2009

On Mon, Mar 9, 2009 at 9:48 PM, Damien Broderick <thespike at satx.rr.com>wrote:

> Given a gravitational constant
> G = 6.67428 by 10^-11 m^3 kg^-1 s^-2
> and a Tree of the Knowledge of Good & Evil of unit biblical height,
> how far does the apple fall from the tree?
> For extra credit, provide the answer in qubits.
> Damien Broderick, pH
> Professor, Newtonian Genetics, University of Ard-Knox, Geneva
> [this test item is for Spike Jones]

42... no, that's the answer to Life, The Universe and Everything...
3... no, that's how many licks it takes...
it's a trick question: there's no smoke from an electric train and you don't
bury the survivors...
I know, it's a koan:  the sound of one hand clapping...

Oh right... it's a rhetorical question.
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