Deterministic Chaos

6.A. The Unbearable Quickness of Doubling

In fact, if he could have stacked them this way, Shiram would have obtained a column of rice
one light year tall,
one-quarter of the way to the nearest star after the sun.
Obviously, Shiram could not give Sissa the reward he requested. What do you suppose was the outcome? Let's just say an important lesson is "Don't be a smart-alek."

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