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110 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 28 July 2007 10:59PM

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Comment author: DanielLC 31 December 2009 12:42:43AM 0 points [-]

"But you can only predict it if you already know that a gain of phlogiston refines iron"

Same goes for oxygen.

Comment author: DanielLC 31 December 2009 01:47:12AM -1 points [-]

Okay, I admit that that's not really a prediction, but until then, they couldn't even explain it.

If you're going to do it like this, what's one thing oxygen predicted?

By the way, I'm responding to the fact that I lost two karma points on that, not any actual post.

Comment author: Sniffnoy 31 December 2009 01:59:17AM *  2 points [-]

That's what I just said.

Comment author: DanielLC 31 December 2009 02:25:24AM 2 points [-]

Sorry. Too used to defending my position to realize you're not attacking it.