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It is sometimes said that probabilistic combinatorics uses the fact that whatever happens with probability greater than 0 must happen sometimes (Wikipedia)

The probabilistic method is a nonconstructive method, primarily used in combinatorics and pioneered by Paul Erdős, for proving the existence of a prescribed kind of mathematical object.

It works by showing that if one randomly chooses objects from a specified class, the probability that the result is of the prescribed kind is more than zero.

Although the proof uses probability, the final conclusion is determined for certain, without any possible error. (Wikipedia)

…right from the beginning, we — unlike other animals — have wanted to make things more complicated than they need to be.

Neil MacGregor, Director of the British Museum, A History of the World in 100 Objects, Episode 2, "OLDUVAI STONE CHOPPING TOOL"

Of all the departments at Stark Industries that wanted to murder Tony, probably weapons research and finance would get into a fistfight over which hated him more,

and therefore who was more worthy of eating his still-pulsating heart. Tony was solely responsible for more stock volatility and 3 a.m. conference calls with their ratings agencies than U.S.

government contracts, the decimation and revival of the commercial paper market, the presidential elections, and the death of his father combined.

There was a reason that Stark's CFO and treasurer worked out of New York and Tony generally kept himself safely cloistered in California.

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