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Ambiguity, jokes, and trick questions

“If you choose an answer at random, what is your probability of being correct?” The question is, I think, pragmatically ambiguous. It features neither lexical nor structural ambiguity, yet the joke hinges on understanding the question in more than one way.

On Free Will

A light-hearted dialogue on the meaning of “free will”, inspired by Karl Smith at Modeled Behavior.