Induction, as they say, is the “glory of science, and the scandal of philosophy.” Inductive reasoning can conclude on probability, at best, but never certainty. Such is life. Such also is the substance of things hoped for. Hope is not certain. But neither is hope delusion or denial of reality. The Three Vinegar Tasters gathered … Continue reading I Choose to Hope
When Brian Schottenheimer described his first conversations with Pete Carroll, a familiar coaching trope appeared. "You’ve got to have the ability to run the football when people know you are going to run the football." Later that week, data analyst Josh Hermsmeyer calculated that the number of defenders in the box, alone, could account for … Continue reading Schott Through the Heart: Will the Seahawks give offense a bad name?