On 5/4/06, Phil Boswell <phil.boswell(a)gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/4/06, Alphax (Wikipedia email) <alphasigmax(a)gmail.com> wrote:
>> It looks a hell of a lot like using common sense.
> [[Monty Hall problem]]. "Common sense" is not a valid justification
The reason the [[Monty Hall problem]] is a "problem" is because it
to turn common sense on its head: the
"exception that proves the rule".
That phrase makes no sense in commonly used modern english english.
Just because there exist carefully designed
situations in which common
will lead you up a carefully prepared garden path
does not invalidate
application of common sense in each and every
Ok then how about:
[[Proof that 0.999... equals 1]] or most of [[Quantum mechanics]]
and for what is worth, 0.9999.... = 1 is common sense to me (but I won't
comment on quantum mechanics)