My report on the subject went out yesterday.
I’ve been wondering about what the meaning might be of second-order probabilistic statements like the following, which I hear quite often. I suspect they are nonsensical.
I probably might be able to find them.
It’s probably definitely going to happen
It’s probably not very likely
The mafia is very much alive:
On Wednesday, George Bush is due to attend a ceremony at the US Capitol where the Dalai Lama will receive a Congressional Gold Medal, a top US civilian award.
Tibet’s Communist Party Secretary of Tibet, Zhang Qingli, lambasted the exiled spiritual leader for trying to “split the motherland”.
“We are furious,” he said. “If the Dalai Lama can receive such an award, there must be no justice or good people in the world.”