Zen Ice Cream
Recent conversations on Aikiweb...
John: "Every time I drop my bread it falls butter side down. So buttered bread always falls buttered side down."
Bob: "You're just imagining it -- the statistics on this sort of thing are actually quite well understood. It actually happens randomly and over time it should land with close to a normal 50/50 distribution of results no matter what your prior (and very limited) experience."
John: "No, you're wrong, I'll prove it -- let me drop my bread."
Bob "See, I told you -- it fell butter side up! Look. You can see it yourself. It doesn't always fall butter side down."
John: "No, it always falls butter side down -- I just buttered the wrong side..."