I'm not arguing with the math; I'm arguing with how the philosophy is often applied.

You are not arguing, you're just being incoherent. For example,

my prior is greater than my evidence for all choices I've looked at

...that sentence does not make any sense.

what if all options are false?

Then the option "something else" is true.


But you can't pick something else; you have to make a decision

Open thread, Dec. 21 - Dec. 27, 2015

by MrMind 1 min read21st Dec 2015233 comments


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