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22 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 28 September 2008 11:04AM

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Comment author: Old_reader 28 September 2008 01:18:06PM 4 points [-]

I am totally average student. Is it worth to understand bayesian for me and does this investment may help me in my life?(as venture capitalist, as truth seeker).

Lithuania.

Comment author: AnthonyC 20 April 2011 03:04:22PM 9 points [-]

Your decision to try and learn to become more rational already demonstrates that you are not average.

Try to learn as much as you can, about as many fields of inquiry as you can, including probability.

Comment author: JohnWittle 05 December 2011 02:39:04PM *  24 points [-]

Your decision to try and learn to become more rational already demonstrates that you are not average.

Regardless of whether or not it's true, this is a dangerous and self-reinforcing thought.