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Comment author: aspera 10 October 2012 03:57:11PM 1 point [-]

I think this is the kind of causal loop he has in mind. But a key feature of the hypothesis is that you can't predict what's meant to happen. In that case, he's equally good at predicting any outcome, so it's a perfectly uninformative hypothesis.

Comment author: MugaSofer 16 October 2012 03:10:04PM 0 points [-]

That was exactly my point. If he could make such a prediction, he would be correct. Since he can't...