Sunday, August 07, 2005

Conditional Probability Watch

From this weeks NYT's week in review, Lisa Popow who was on the Air France plane that crashed in Toronto:
"The chances of a plane crash are very slim, and the chances of it happening twice are extremely slim. So I would get on a plane again."


Anonymous battlepanda said...

In this case I'd give the poor woman a pass. Though her logic is problematic, at least she's making a brave and sensible decision after an extremely traumatic episode!

6:36 PM  

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