[2019-03-02] Logic

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[2019-03-02] Logic

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https://www.smbc-comics.com/comic/logic

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In fact, the chance of any particular second being the one where you die is vanishingly small.



A true logician would know that that's not how probability works.

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Re: [2019-03-02] Logic

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Yeah this comic is frankly... embarrassing. It'd be rectified if the logician said "the a priori odds [...]", but as it is, since the person was actually struck, the odds of them dying from it became 1 in 10.

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Re: [2019-03-02] Logic

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codetaku wrote:Yeah this comic is frankly... embarrassing. It'd be rectified if the logician said "the a priori odds [...]", but as it is, since the person was actually struck, the odds of them dying from it became 1 in 10.
Oh, you mean like this comic:

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...sorry zach

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