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62 Post author: Tyrrell_McAllister 12 August 2013 06:59AM

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Comment author: ChristianKl 11 August 2013 11:44:59AM 8 points [-]

I think the value of anecdotes often doesn't lie so much in changing probabilities of belief but in illustrating what a belief actually is about.

Comment author: Luke_A_Somers 12 August 2013 05:55:47PM 5 points [-]

That, and existence/possibility proofs, and, in the very early phases of investigation, providing a direction for inquiry.