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Comment author: beoShaffer 15 September 2012 08:20:10PM *  4 points [-]

if a Bayesian has limited information handling ability

I believe that in this situation "true Bayesian" implies unbounded processing power/ logical omniscience.

Comment author: NancyLebovitz 16 September 2012 01:15:11AM *  0 points [-]

I suggest that "true Bayesian" is ambiguous enough (this seems to use it in the sense of a human using the principles of Bayes) that some other phrase-- perhaps "unlimited Bayesian"-- would be clearer.