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Comment author: Manfred 28 March 2012 04:51:37AM *  2 points [-]

I'll give it a shot. Solomonoff induction doesn't even mention photons, so the statement about the photon doesn't follow directly from it. Solomonoff induction just tells you about the general laws, which then you can use to talk about photons. So "belief in the implied invisible" means you're going through this two-step process, rather than directly computing probabilities about photons.