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Re: [ontolog-forum] Axiomatic ontology

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From: "John F. Sowa" <sowa@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2008 14:11:34 -0500
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Bill,    (01)

There is no way to be absolutely certain:    (02)

 > How can you tell that any variable is random based on
 > a finite number of trials?    (03)

But as Keynes said, the best way to prove that some sequence
of numbers is not random is to demonstrate that you can
consistently achieve a winning percentage on a series of bets.    (04)

Keynes demonstrated that his theory of economics contained
an important kernel of truth by becoming wealthy from winning
his bets on currency fluctuations.    (05)

John    (06)

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