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41 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 15 August 2007 06:39PM

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Comment author: Constant2 15 August 2007 10:31:07PM 3 points [-]

Interesting thought, but this sort of abstract discussion about a possible error would greatly benefit from real and documented examples in which the described error cropped up.

Comment author: akshatrathi 22 November 2009 12:49:18AM *  0 points [-]

I am sure that I must've done this as well.

I have to keep constant vigilance not to do this myself!

A documented example would definitely be appreciated so that we know what we are looking for in a particular situation. Otherwise getting stuck in this loop of winning arguments by double-counting evidence is very easy.