[extropy-chat] Coin Flip Paradox
jef at jefallbright.net
Wed Jan 31 19:58:55 UTC 2007
Gordon, why do you gleefully ignore the key distinction I laid out for
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> On Wed, 31 Jan 2007 13:50:37 -0500, Jef Allbright
> <jef at jefallbright.net>
> > Gordon, it seems here again that you're not cognizant of the
> > between probability and likelihood.
> The principle as advertised makes no such distinction, but I think
> making progress here...
> > If you were to say that "Outcomes X
> > and Y are therefore equally likely", then we could agree that
> this does
> > not follow.
> Good! Now, if it does not follow that the outcomes are equally
> then on what logical grounds should we assume that they are?
> I think you're beginning to see now that the emperor is in fact
> wearing no
> clothes. Good for you!
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