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81 Post author: Kaj_Sotala 26 February 2010 07:43AM

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Comment author: prase 26 February 2010 10:41:45AM 2 points [-]

You are right that Bayesianism isn't sufficient for sanity, but why should it prevent a post explaining what Bayesianism is? It's possible to be a Bayesian with wrong priors. It's also good to know what Bayesianism is, especially when the term is so heavily used. My understanding is that the OP is doing a good job keeping concepts of winning and Bayesianism separated. The contrary would conflate Bayesianism with rationality.

Comment author: Kevin 26 February 2010 11:52:02AM *  3 points [-]

Jonathan's post doesn't seem like much of an argument but more of criticism. There's lots more to write on this topic.