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105 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 21 April 2009 02:44AM

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Comment author: Technologos 21 April 2009 06:18:01PM 3 points [-]

Yes, that will always be technically true--no belief can be assigned a probability of 100%. Nevertheless, my utility calculations recognize that the expected benefit of questioning my stance on that issue is so small (because of its infinitesimal probability) that almost anything else has a higher expected value.

Why then should I question that, when there is so much else to ask?