Sunday, January 05, 2003

An interesting statistical relationship develops if you flip a coin repeatedly. Each toss has a 50/50 chance of landing heads or tails (unless that is you use a nickel, which is unevenly weighted). But at the same time the odds change every time you throw the coin. What are the odds of coming up tails twice in a row? Or three times?
My sense of my own responsibilities in life fall the same way. As an American I feel personal responsibility for what is probably about to happen in Iraq. As an individual I feel none.

I am sick of arguing about the draft. I got caught up in it, and it was a mistake.

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