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Highly Rated! 
This is a philosophical discourse (intended as a parody, but I swear I've read serious papers that were very much like it) in which the author argues that probablity theory makes no sense since it is not describing anything about the real world but only our own misconceptions about it. It appears in the very strange book "A Perfect Vacuum". The entire book is interesting, in a selfreferential sort of way. This "article", and all of the others in the book, are written as book reviews (of nonexistent books). In fact, the introduction to the book is a review of this book itself. (The reviewer did not like it.) 
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