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whoneedstickets Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-24-11 09:58 PM
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39. We don't have a backstory or an epilogue..
There is no way to know what might happen. Even if future crimes were to occur you're talking about the calculation

value(Humanlife) <= p(badevent) * cost(badevent)

The only way this equation works if if p approaches 1 and the event is a future murder.

As high as the murder rate may be, it seems unlikely that p(future murder) is anywhere near approaching 1 for any thief.
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