[Marxism] A question to mathematicians on this list

Ambrose Andrews ambrose-bulk at vrvl.net
Sun Jul 11 23:38:09 MDT 2010

> Can anyone calculate the probabilities that Paul the octopus has
> reached his results by chance?

Are we permitted to take into account all the other octopuses (and
snails and squids and roosters and bats and carnivorous plants) in the
world who failed to get even nine correct answers?  In a large world,
the probability of existence of an unlikely animal are high.


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