Narrative Embedding

There are two types of descriptions of reality. The first is causal which involves descriptions of causes and effects. The second is statistical which involves descriptions of statistical aggregates.

I think it is possible to embed causal descriptions within statistical narratives.

For example, prime numbers have a causal description. It is about how a number is prime because of its divisibility. Prime numbers also have a statistical description which studies how prime numbers are distributed on the number line. It is as if something that looks statistical from afar is actually created by a multitude of causal narratives.

I like to think that The Second Law of Thermodynamics, has embedded within it a causal narrative. I like to think such an embedding involves poetic narratives involving us, and other intelligence making the law hold. I like to think we are part of the Second Law. We are a way for the Second Law to hold true.


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