Tag Archives: balance of probability

Are You Willing to Bet Your Life on It?

Blaise Pascal (June 19, 1623 – August 19, 1662) Now, here’s an interesting bit of wisdom from the 17th century, as discussed in “The Truth Behind the Bible Code”: “Pascal’s wager” is his application of statistical mathematics — not quite … Continue reading

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It’s Just a Little Lie

Pinocchio’s Nose The story of the wooden toy that turned into a human boy is an excellent metaphor for Brett Kavanaugh’s life. But the only thing that’s different is that his nose doesn’t grow when he tells a lie. Instead, … Continue reading

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