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Episode 61 – “The Silence”

We place bets on events that are probable, not on events that are either certain or impossible, and what we are willing to wager depends on our judgments of the degree of probability that the outcome will obtain, and on … Continue reading

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Episode 59 – A Hundred Yards Over the Rim

Many time travel episodes are about traveling to the past. This one is about traveling to the future, and then returning to the point in time from which one traveled, that is,  back to the past.  If you go to … Continue reading

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Episode 55 – “Mr. Dingle – The Strong”

We are often advised to know our limitations, and to plan our actions in light of them. It’s not a good idea  to plan to pull an all-nighter to write a paper when you typically have trouble staying up to … Continue reading

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