[extropy-chat] what is probability?

Jef Allbright jef at jefallbright.net
Tue Jan 2 01:42:46 UTC 2007

gts wrote:
> 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.  ;-)

- Jef

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