Karl (louderback) wrote,
Karl
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hmmmm

Today a friend in chat told me that when faced with two propositions for which he had no proof, he always believed the "safer bet". I think that is a terrible bit of reasoning. How do you decide which to bet on? What are the parameters of "safer bet"? And, just to pose the question, how often does the "safer bet" pan out better than the other one.

This has been bugging me all day for some reason.
Tags: pondering
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