Some articles on solid, probability, solid probability:
... discussed) than the opinion which favours liberty and which still retains solid (objective) probability ... In estimating the degree which is required and which suffices for solid probability, moralists lay down the general principle that an opinion is solidly ... what number of experts is able to give an opinion this solid probability ...
Famous quotes containing the words probability and/or solid:
“Legends of prediction are common throughout the whole Household of Man. Gods speak, spirits speak, computers speak. Oracular ambiguity or statistical probability provides loopholes, and discrepancies are expunged by Faith.”
—Ursula K. Le Guin (b. 1929)
“Constant revolutionizing of production ... distinguish the bourgeois epoch from all earlier ones. All fixed, fast-frozen relations, with their train of ancient and venerable prejudices are swept away, all new-formed ones become antiquated before they can ossify. All that is solid melts into air, all that is holy is profaned, and man is at last compelled to face with sober senses, his real conditions of life, and his relations with his kind.”
—Karl Marx (18181883)