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Lumifer comments on Doomsday Argument Map - Less Wrong

6 Post author: turchin 14 September 2015 03:04PM

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Comment author: Lumifer 14 September 2015 09:14:49PM 0 points [-]

my position is some set is used to estimate total size of the set, assuming that I random observer from this set

Isn't this approach better known as "generalising from one example"?

Comment author: turchin 14 September 2015 09:17:52PM 2 points [-]

No, it is evidence, but very vague.