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46 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 17 March 2008 01:59AM

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Comment author: Scott_Scheule 17 March 2008 02:25:40PM 0 points [-]

Eliezer,

I agree that what you attack is a common anti-reductionist argument, but--as you admit--not a particularly mysterian one (except so far as the part of belief being addressed is the conscious aspect of belief). So changing your terms in the original post fixes the problem.

My complaint about you being off-topic was premature, and I apologize for it.