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41 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 07 December 2007 11:08PM

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Comment author: Ian_C. 08 December 2007 02:24:04AM 2 points [-]

Maybe those cultists were so brainwashed that they no longer judged their ideas by reality, but reality by their ideas? So in their eyes, strictly speaking, the non-arrival of the space fleet did not count as evidence either way. Scary thought, I know.