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26 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 10 April 2008 07:41AM

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Comment author: Cyan2 11 April 2008 01:22:11AM 1 point [-]

Eliezer,

I've found that Jaynes's infinite set atheism is a little too extreme. It forces you to take the slow route every time when you want to explore stochastic process priors like Gaussian process and Dirichlet process priors. I reserve infinite set atheism for observables -- no infinite sets of observations allowed.