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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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Would You Bet on a Sure Thing?

Gordon Gekko Quote (above) As far as my dreams go, it was a strange one. I had joined forces with an old friend from the early 1980’s. She had a team of workers who seemed to be recruiting new candidates … Continue reading

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