knolan comments on “The fifth hyperfactorial: 5⁵ × 4⁴ × 3³ × 2² × 1¹ milliseconds is exactly 1 day”


It’s from Douglas Adams’ Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

From this and other similar works such as Terry Pratchett’s Small Gods or Neil Gaiman’s Ameeican Gods, deities pop into existence from the pure belief of people. It’s a great literary conceit.


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By:knolan
Source:https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15888909