I imagine a slightly different scenario where Wittgenstein invites Russell over to a specially made studio, say a yellow room, for the purposes of asking him this question again, "Are there any rhinoceroses in the room?" Because this studio was made explicitly for the purposes of asking this question, Russell has to take into consideration that maybe there actually is a rhinoceros in the room--planted by Wittgenstein. Maybe it is a trick question. If Wittgenstein gave Russell the opportunity to bet on either answer, which would he choose? What if the stakes were life and death? Wouldn't you be stuck in a constant loop of
When I listen to the radio in the car there's this certain level of volume that I always like to exceed... it's that level where the music ceases to be simply playing on the radio and suddenly seems to be surrounding you from all angles, you are immersed in the sound.
I think regarding most things involving certainty, there is a similar threshold... where the "