(Also, please note the irony of responding to criticism about not conditioning by claiming it would be neutralized by further conditioning.)

If the updates on different kinds of evidence would likely cancel each other, it is an argument for avoiding conditioning too hard or privileging one kind of evidence while doing informal reasoning.

[LINK] Amanda Knox exonerated

by fortyeridania 1 min read28th Mar 201558 comments


Here are the New York Times, CNN, and NBC. Here is Wikipedia for background.

The case has made several appearances on LessWrong; examples include: