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The Mysticism of Randomness: The Philosophy of Probability & Statistical Series

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Published on Feb 23, 2014

Nothing can be caused by "chance". Chance, like randomness, isn't a thing, it isn't real, it isn't physical, therefore it cannot cause anything. Randomness means "unknown." Therefore "random variables" are only propositions the truth value of which is unknown. Mysticism pervades probability and "randomizing" is like a witch doctor's incantation. Yes, the production value stinks. I'm working on ideas to fund better equipment.

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