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37 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 12 September 2008 12:12AM

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Comment author: Ian_C. 12 September 2008 08:08:34AM 0 points [-]

It's deeper than science being only applicable to natural things -- *reason as such* is only applicable to natural things. Once you are in the realm of the supernatural anything is possible and the laws of logic don't necessarily hold. You have to just close your mouth and turn off your mind and have faith. Which does not give a teacher a lot of material to work with...