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66 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 29 July 2007 05:49PM

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Comment author: Jan 26 May 2008 12:53:06AM 5 points [-]

At least in the case of religious people who are actually convinced God exists, I think the difference between belief and knowledge is thus: Belief is when you think something is true but it's controversial. Knowledge is when you think someting is true and think everyone would agree with you.