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Comment author: iDante 01 March 2012 05:31:09AM 4 points [-]

Hello everybody! My name is Fish and I'm almost 20. I'm at a decent enough university studying physics, mathematics, and computer science. My GPA in math and science courses is 4.0 so I applied to a better college a few months ago. Hopefully I'll get in :D. I'm currently interested in quantum computing as a career, but obviously that's not final.

Having two molecular biologists as parents, I grew up understanding evolution, the scientific method, and other such Important Things. I was never religious, despite the fact that my neighbors dragged me to church twice a week for 5 years or so.

I got introduced to rationality while discussing free will with my religious friend and it all just made sense. I've taken a lot of psychology courses so I have a pretty good grip on that sort of thing, and obviously quantum physics isn't a problem for me. Bayesian reasoning was new but I think I understand it now, at least in principle if not in practice.

That's all I have to say about me.