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48 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 03 April 2009 02:41PM

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Comment author: abigailgem 03 April 2009 04:02:36PM 3 points [-]

Yes, but...

Of course there is random noise and different starting points, but there is also some evidence of whether one is really rational. It is a question of epistemic rationality what Wins should accrue to Rational people, and what wins (eg, parentage, the lottery) do not.