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80 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 02 November 2007 06:57AM

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Comment author: TheOtherDave 05 May 2011 06:44:35PM 2 points [-]

Agreed that if a theory T can explain both actual and counterfactual events equally well, then that's a huge weakness in T. (In fact, it makes T pretty much useless.) This is both true and important.

That said, your understanding of what kinds of explanations "evolution" provides is deeply confused.