What Is Chaos?

Personally I believe that in this universe, everything is based on some

logic. We call this logic sequences order. This means

that there is no such thing called chaos. Is it true? The question is how can we define chaos?

Some theories believe that there is no

absolute chaos. Every action, movement or construction on the universe is

based in mathematical equations. The one we don’t understand, or cannot predict its results, we call it chaos. For example if you through a piece of paper on the air. Can you know exactly where is it going to land? Will some people say yes you can! If you calculate the weight, wind directions, gravity, shape of paper, angle of the through, force which initiated the action and air flow around the paper then you may be able to determine where when and how this paper will land. This action for other people is just a through. Luck goes under the same category of chaos. Some people believe in luck and other do not. This leads us to the Cause and Effect theory. Everything that is happing around us is a chain of action and reaction. A small action can lead to a bigger one and start a chain of reactions which may intersect with other chains at a certain point causing new reactions. With the development of computers, now architects and designers are able to introduce organic forms in to there design. Computers gave us the chance to calculate and designs structures which were not applicable before. It is also gave scientists a better understanding of universe. Every day pass the order behind chaotic nature are being revealed. The more knowledge human gain the better understanding of chaos. Chaos is the unknown to us. Chaos is the upper hand. This subject can open many doors, but it effect all aspect of life.

unpredictable. Wars are a form of chaos. One of the key aspects of

victory is being unknown, chaotic and not being understood to the enemy. If you are being predictable, your enemy will have the

I believe in deeply ordered chaos Francis Bacon

Oxford Dictionary Definitions

chaos | kā äs|

complete disorder and confusion : snow caused chaos in the region.
• Physics behavior so unpredictable as to appear random, owing to great sensitivity to small changes in conditions. • the formless matter supposed to have existed before the creation of the universe. • (Chaos) Greek Mythology the first created being, from which came the primeval deities Gaia, Tartarus, Erebus, and Nyx. ORIGIN late 15th cent. (denoting a gaping void or chasm, later formless primordial matter): via French and Latin from Greek khaos ‘vast chasm, void.’

chaotic |kā ätik|

in a state of complete confusion and disorder : a chaotic jumble of spools, tapes, and books.
• Physics of or relating to systems that exhibit chaos. DERIVATIVES chaotically |-ik(ə)lē| adverb ORIGIN early 18th cent.: from chaos , on the pattern of words such as hypnotic.

Scientific and Everyday Meaning of Chaos
In everyday language "chaos" implies the negative meaning involving

existence of unpredictable or random behavior. The word usually carries a

undesirable disorganization or confusion. However, in the scientific realm this

unpredictable behavior is not necessarily undesirable.

"Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit."
– Henry



This observation by Henry Adams emphasizes the ability of complex structures (life) to be derived from simple ones (e.g. sperm and egg). 

Chaos: In short, chaos embodies three important principles:

• • •

extreme sensitivity to initial conditions cause and effect are not proportional nonlinearity

Chaos in ! Eye of Edward Lorenz
Edward Lorenz would stretch the definition of chaos to include phenomena that are

slightly random,

provided that their

much greater apparent randomness is not a by-product of their slight true randomness. In other words, real-world processes that appear to be behaving randomly-

perhaps the falling leaf or the apping a ag should be allowed to qualify

as chaos, as long as they would continue to appear random even if any true randomness could somehow be eliminated.

Chaos in ! Eye of a Physic"t
In physics, chaos is a word with a specialized meaning, one that differs form the everyday use of the word. To a physicist, the phrase "

chaotic motion" really has nothing with the motion of a physical system is frenzied or wild in
and ordered.

appearance. In fact, a chaotic system can actually evolve in a way which appears smooth

Chaos refers to the issue of whether or not it is possible to make accurate long-term predictions about the behavior of the system.
For four centuries in physics, the laws of physics have reflected the complete connection between cause and effect in nature. Thus until recently, it was assumed that it was always possible to make accurate long-term predictions of any physical system so long as one knows the starting conditions well enough.

Chaos Theory:
Chaos is often thought of as utter

confusion, pandemonium, havoc, or disarray.

However, in mathematics, Chaos

Theory deals with the unpredictable and apparently random behavior of deterministic systems, which are extremely sensitive to infinitesimal changes in initial parameters. Chaos can thus lead to novelty, innovativeness, and uniqueness (the latter which implies value). 

Chaos in ! Old World
Chaos in the Old World is a war hammer board game in which players take on the role of the four powers of chaos, those are the god beings of chaos themselves trying to corrupt the world. In this game, chaos is defined as the lack of


corruption and a change in plan.

Anarchy Is Not Chaos
The American Collegiate Dictionary Anarchy, a theory which regards the union of order with the absence of all direct or coercive government as the political ideal; confusion in general; disorder. Dictionary.com: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/anarchy Political and social disorder due to the absence of governmental control:  Oxford Dictionary anarchy | anərkē| noun a state of disorder due to absence or nonrecognition of authority ORIGIN mid 16th cent.: via medieval Latin from Greek anarkhia, from anarkhos, from an- ‘without’ + arkhos ‘chief, ruler.’

From this we can conclude that: • Government produces all order. • Under anarchy there is no government, therefore; anarchy is chaos.

Poem on Anarchy
In Washington there isn't any plan With "feeding David" on page sixty-four; It must be accidental that the milk man Leaves a bottle at my door.   It must be accidental that the butcher Has carcasses arriving at his shop The very place where, when I need some meat, I accidentally stop.   My life is chaos turned miraculous; I speak a word and people understand Although it must be gibberish since words Are not produced by governmental plan.   Now law and order, on the other hand The state provides us for the public good; That's why there's instant justice on demand And safety in every neighborhood.

By: Anonymous

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