(quoted from The Dark Side of the Sun)
As with the first Theory of Relativity and the Sadhimist One Commandment, so the nine equations of probability math provide an example of a deceptively simple spark initiating a great explosion of social change.
Probability math predicts the future. So says the halfeducated man. A thousand years ago he would have mouthed "E equals MC squared" and believed he had encompassed the soaring castle of mathematical imagination...
As SubLunar pointed out in those early years, pmath depended on a certain innate mental agility. Many superb practitioners were also incurably insane, possibly because of that very fact.
