[extropy-chat] what is probability?
jef at jefallbright.net
Tue Jan 2 01:42:46 UTC 2007
> As I tried to explain in my last message, the purpose of my
> simple question, (written in the common parlance in which
> 'likely' and 'probable'
> are synonyms!!), is to help the reader discover on his own a
> preference for one or another *objectivist* interpretation,
> while leaving open the question of subjectivism for some
> future exchange of messages.
Yes, I would assert that in a very deep sense all statements of
probability entail a subjective viewpoint and that *ideally* the
assessed probability will match the actual likelihood. I'll stand back,
but unfortunately not far enough back to have an objective game of dice
with God. ;-)
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