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71 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 04 April 2007 06:01PM

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Comment author: Michael_Rooney 05 April 2007 04:29:31PM 20 points [-]

The error here is similar to one I see all the time in beginning philosophy students: when confronted with reasons to be skeptics, they instead become relativists. That is, where the rational conclusion is to suspend judgment about an issue, all too many people instead conclude that any judgment is as plausible as any other.