In Plato space, yes.  In actual space, 1.0 - eps. Many people have been
killed by "empty" guns.

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On Thu, Jul 12, 2018, 10:17 AM Nick Thompson <nickthomp...@earthlink.net>
wrote:

> F.
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> Hmm!
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> Jones is in a gunfight
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> Jones Knows that his opponent has only a six shooter
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> Jones knows that his opponent has just fired six shots
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> Jones’s opponent aims his gun at Jones
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> Jones reasons that his opponent’s gun is empty
>
> Yet he is afraid of being shot.
>
> Does Jones believe that the gun is empty?
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> By the way, given the facts stipulated, you, as a mathematician, would say
> that the probability that the gun is empty is 1.0, right?
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> Nicholas S. Thompson
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> Emeritus Professor of Psychology and Biology
>
> Clark University
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> http://home.earthlink.net/~nickthompson/naturaldesigns/
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> *From:* Friam [mailto:friam-boun...@redfish.com] *On Behalf Of *Frank
> Wimberly
> *Sent:* Wednesday, July 11, 2018 10:31 PM
> *To:* The Friday Morning Applied Complexity Coffee Group <
> friam@redfish.com>
> *Subject:* Re: [FRIAM] What's so bad about Scientism?
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> De gustibus non est disputandum
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> Frank Wimberly
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> www.amazon.com/author/frankwimberly
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> https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Frank_Wimberly2
>
> Phone (505) 670-9918
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> On Wed, Jul 11, 2018, 6:50 PM Nick Thompson <nickthomp...@earthlink.net>
> wrote:
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> G
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> I think it was Quine who said, if it's the kind of thing you have to
> reason about it's not a value.
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> N
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> Nicholas S. Thompson
> Emeritus Professor of Psychology and Biology
> Clark University
> http://home.earthlink.net/~nickthompson/naturaldesigns/
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Friam [mailto:friam-boun...@redfish.com] On Behalf Of u?l? ?
> Sent: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 3:14 PM
> To: FriAM <friam@redfish.com>
> Subject: Re: [FRIAM] What's so bad about Scientism?
>
> Aha!  That's good to know.  Like deeply parsing Liz Phair lyrics, you
> *cannot* rely on me to infer what you imply.  I'm just not smart enough.
>
> On 07/11/2018 12:10 PM, Nick Thompson wrote:
> > I was making FUN of the trolley game.  I don't want to play it any more
> than you do!
>
> --
> ☣ uǝlƃ
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