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Comment author: imgleader 06 March 2010 03:46:44PM 2 points [-]

I have a strong preference for the pragmatism of Occam's razor. If William of Occam had been the Knox case prosecutor it would have never come to trial. When supporting negative cultural stereotypes (i.e. promiscuity of American college girls) becomes more important than a rational outcome results like the Knox verdict arise as the judge overlooks evidence to punish the stereotype instead of the defendant.

Comment author: imgleader 06 March 2010 03:34:41PM 0 points [-]

Made a claim that verdict used Bayesian inference and then failed to support it . It also overlooked elements of the verdict were composed of complete supposition that had no supporting evidence