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Is probability physical or idealistic? Is probability an inherent part of nature/reality?

It is both physical and idealistic. For example, if a dice is rolled repeatedly, on average each number will come up around a sixth of the time. That tendency is physical. The language of probability ...
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Is probability physical or idealistic? Is probability an inherent part of nature/reality?

Probability is epistemic, not physical (with a caveat). It is a description of how much an agent doesn't know about an event, or how much an agent would know about the event if they fully correlated ...
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Is probability physical or idealistic? Is probability an inherent part of nature/reality?

Probability is an epistemic description of ontic uncertainty. Probability is what is known about an uncertain outcome of which complete knowledge is not available or does not yet exist.
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Is probability physical or idealistic? Is probability an inherent part of nature/reality?

AFAICS this basically depends on whether randomness actually exists in nature (probability is a way of summarizing the effects of randomness). Most of the time when we talk of probability it is ...
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Could you critique my statements below about connection between mind and reality?

Your thoughts are basically concerned with the mind–body problem. Your principles: 1. Reality is an environment, where the mind operates. Reality is the sum or aggregate of all that is real or ...
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