Uh, uh, now, eventually you
do plan to have d_nos_urs… On yOUr, On yOUr
dinosaur tour, right ? Hello ? H-Hello. [ Exhales ]
Yes ? l really hate that man. [ Groans ] See, the tyrannosaur, uh, uh,
doesn’t obey any set patterns
or, or park schedules. The essence, uh,
ofchaos. Um, l’m still
not clear on chaos.
Wh-What does that mean ? Oh, oh, it simply deals
with, uh, unpredictability
in complex systems. The shorthand is
the, the Butter_y Effect. A butter_y can flap
its wings in Peking, and in Central Park
you get rain
instead ofsunshine. l go too fast.
l did a fly-by. Give me that glass ofwater.
We’re going to conduct
an experiment. lt should be still.
The car’s bouncin’ up
and down, but that’s okay. Now, put your hand flat
like a hieroglyphic. Say a drop ofwater
falls on your hand. Which way is the drop going
to fall om? Which finger ? Thumb, l’d say. Aha. Okay.
Now freeze your hand.
Don’t move. l’m going to do
the same thing, start
with the same place again. Which way is it
going to roll off? S-Same way.
Back the same way. [ Gasps ]
It changed. lt changed. Why ?
Because tiny variations: uh, the orientation of
the hairs on your hands, um, the amount of blood
distending your vessels,
imperfections in the skin– lmperfections in the skin ? And never repeat
and vastly affect
the outcome. That’s… what ?
Unpredictability. [ Malcolm ]
Look at this. See ? l’m right again.
Nobody could’ve predicted
that Dr. Grant would suddenly, suddenlyjump out
ofa moving vehicle. Alan ! [ Chuckling ]
See, here l’m now by myself,
uh, er, talking to myself. That’s, that’s