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by Scott Mayers
Mon Aug 31, 2015 2:58 am
Forum: Logic and Philosophy of Mathematics
Topic: The scams of Statistics...
Replies: 268
Views: 22068

Re: The scams of Statistics...

Slow down dionisos. I'm not going to bother arguing with you when you reintroduce data that doesn't exist. You first need to recognize that no amount of repeating the whole game improves the odds. They are reset at each play from the start. If a coin toss is argued to be 1/2, you don't argue multipl...
by Scott Mayers
Mon Aug 31, 2015 1:55 am
Forum: Logic and Philosophy of Mathematics
Topic: The scams of Statistics...
Replies: 268
Views: 22068

Re: The scams of Statistics...

The host in the second and third cases has only one goat to demonstrate because you already picked them as your first choice. Only where you select the car as a first option does the host require two possible goats to choose from. Yes, i agree, my explanation include it. I haven't a clue of how you...
by Scott Mayers
Mon Aug 31, 2015 1:08 am
Forum: Logic and Philosophy of Mathematics
Topic: The scams of Statistics...
Replies: 268
Views: 22068

Re: The scams of Statistics...

Your imagining something not there. The host in the second and third cases has only one goat to demonstrate because you already picked them as your first choice. Only where you select the car as a first option does the host require two possible goats to choose from. I haven't a clue of how you demon...
by Scott Mayers
Sun Aug 30, 2015 11:37 pm
Forum: Logic and Philosophy of Mathematics
Topic: The scams of Statistics...
Replies: 268
Views: 22068

Re: The scams of Statistics...

If taken as a whole, you'd think that the person choosing has an option of 1/3 from start to finish. But this is not the actual case because the host already knows which door the car is in and will always be able to assure picking a door that has a goat. So the illusion is that the first choice act...
by Scott Mayers
Sun Aug 30, 2015 10:37 pm
Forum: Logic and Philosophy of Mathematics
Topic: The scams of Statistics...
Replies: 268
Views: 22068

Re: The scams of Statistics...

and the host, who knows what's behind the doors, opens another door, say No. 3, which has a goat. I think it should be specified that the host opens another door, whatever the door you opened. Else he could by example open the door only when the door you choose is the door with the car, to give you...
by Scott Mayers
Sun Aug 30, 2015 10:20 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Ten paradoxes
Replies: 1
Views: 284

Re: Ten paradoxes

Paradoxes only exist where the rule or state has two interpretations that are both true but appear limited to a unique solution in a given dimension. They are meaningful when one discovers the dimension to which they are distinct by perception. It acts as a force to discover where they exist distinc...
by Scott Mayers
Sun Aug 30, 2015 8:32 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: What does it mean to wander?
Replies: 9
Views: 1200

Re: What does it mean to wander?

Okay, I get you now.
by Scott Mayers
Sun Aug 30, 2015 8:29 pm
Forum: Gender Philosophy
Topic: paternalistic men
Replies: 26
Views: 3939

Re: paternalistic men

Personally, even as a guy, I've had others, both men or women, act protective where dangers exist. I have the habit of holding a door open for both men and women equally. Bot men and women on the extremes dislike this. For some women who interpret my action as intending insult, I get interpreted as ...
by Scott Mayers
Sun Aug 30, 2015 6:26 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: What does it mean to wander?
Replies: 9
Views: 1200

Re: What does it mean to wander?

Of old, wandering had connotations of suffering. eg. Cain's punishment, as well as the Wandering Jew legend, the Flying Dutchman, Odysseus, etc. This connotation also follows in Dharmic belief, samsara containing the cycle of rebirth, and the suffering it entails until one reaches nirvana/moksha/ob...
by Scott Mayers
Sun Aug 30, 2015 3:04 am
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: What does it mean to wander?
Replies: 9
Views: 1200

Re: What does it mean to wander?

I'm guessing that by context, a "wanderer" is "anyone not settled to the land." This refers to the fact of the development of civilization, especially through the function of settlements whether of farming or cities. The tribal experience before then were people who 'wandered' in this meaning to hun...
by Scott Mayers
Fri Aug 28, 2015 7:35 am
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: My Theory (only a summary intro)...
Replies: 1
Views: 454

Re: My Theory (only a summary intro)...

Assume P is a variable concept that stands for "possibility" to which when discovered remains as the part of any set as the last term in it. This means that if we have some set, the first set without knowing anything about it we presume is {P}. Then, if we discover what some P means, we leave that d...
by Scott Mayers
Fri Aug 28, 2015 1:17 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Questions we'll never solve
Replies: 233
Views: 15358

Re: Questions we'll never solve

If you fasten two boards together using a hammer, you require the reality of the hammer too, not just what it can demonstrably create. If you use math/logic to measure what is real, you require the reality of the math/logic too, not just what it can demonstrably present. This cuts both ways. it is ...
by Scott Mayers
Fri Aug 28, 2015 12:56 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Questions we'll never solve
Replies: 233
Views: 15358

Re: Questions we'll never solve

I've proven it above. I'm not sure what you are not following. The initial container I used is represented in reality as totality itself, if we could get a box big enough to contain it. Whether this 'box' can be defined infinitely larger, it is the content of it to which I'm pointing out that is va...
by Scott Mayers
Thu Aug 27, 2015 10:46 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Questions we'll never solve
Replies: 233
Views: 15358

Re: Questions we'll never solve

Scott, your analysis pertains to the human realm of finding out about a container but doesn't result in Nothing being real ontologically, but that Nothing, like infinity, is that which can't be reached, along with full solidity and nowhere to put something. Thus, the forced default of there having ...
by Scott Mayers
Thu Aug 27, 2015 9:32 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Questions we'll never solve
Replies: 233
Views: 15358

Re: Questions we'll never solve

Let X be 'true'; If such an X is perfectly void of content, then while presuming 'true' it is also false such that X = 'untrue' as well. If you think of this as a box to which you label it with an ' X ', it acts variable in that you can put anything into it or not. Thus when container is empty it's...