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

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Comment author: dripgrind 01 March 2010 02:18:52PM 7 points [-]

Oh, and to try and make this vaguely on topic: say I was trying to do a Bayesian analysis of how likely woozle is to be right. Should I update on the fact that s/he is citing easily debunked facts like "the hijackers weren't on the passenger manifest", as well as on the evidence presented?

Comment author: LucasSloan 01 March 2010 04:47:53PM 3 points [-]

Yes. A bad standard of accepting evidence causes you to lose confidence in all of the other evidence.