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Comment: Re:The world is still interesting (Score 1) 312

by This is outrageous! (#32789194) Attached to: World Cup Prediction Failures

However, if I say that 50% give or take 5% of a thousand coin flips will end up heads or tails, I'd probably be right.

Wrong (it's 100%). However, if I say that 50% give or take 5% of a thousand coin flips will end up heads or if I say that 50% give or take 5% of a thousand coin flips will end up tails, I'd probably be right.

"What is wanted is not the will to believe, but the will to find out, which is the exact opposite." -- Bertrand Russell, _Sceptical_Essays_, 1928

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