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

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Comment author: Douglas_Knight 28 February 2010 06:34:33PM 3 points [-]

Even the Frequentists (remember Bayes? It's a song about Bayes) agree that the probability of the evidence given the null hypothesis is an important number to consider. That is why I talk about what is normal, and why it is relevant that "Conspiracy theorists will find suspicious evidence, regardless of whether anything suspicious happened."

Holocaust denial and HIV denial are easily refuted by the available evidence

Yet people don't bother to refute them. Instead they pretend to respond.