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22 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 23 November 2008 07:26AM

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Comment author: Chris_Yeh 23 November 2008 03:40:03PM 1 point [-]

This is a brilliant parable on behalf of possibility, but it doesn't end the argument (as Eli freely admits) because it doesn't have bearing on probability.

As a surface analogy, it makes it pretty clear that discontinuous and radical, even unbelievable change is possible. But it doesn't make it probable.