Probability is known for its power to embarrass our intuitions. In most cases, math and careful observation bear out counterintuitive results. After many such experiences, one’s intuition improves (sometimes perhaps crossing into a kind of overcorrection—see the Optional Endnote for… Continue Reading
The other day I was listening to a podcast where they had a chicken that sounded to me like a man. Then later in the day I was walking around and overheard a man talking who sounded like a chicken.