Open Thread - Aug 24 - Aug 30

And how do we compensate for confirmation bias?

"Wait, I must not yet discard the chance I'm wrong, because for all I know, square circles can—"

No, they can't. Ergo, they don't.


Sorry I don't follow. Please use baby steps for me.

Open Thread - Aug 24 - Aug 30

by Elo 1 min read24th Aug 2015319 comments


If it's worth saying, but not worth its own post (even in Discussion), then it goes here.

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