From: Smigrodzki, Rafal (SmigrodzkiR@msx.upmc.edu)
Date: Wed Jun 26 2002 - 10:39:42 MDT
Eliezer S. Yudkowsky [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] wrote:
What if Einstein's assigned confidence level was as correct as his theory?
It implies that Einstein didn't have *just enough* intelligence to invent
General Relativity; it implies that Einstein had enough intelligence to
invent General Relativity and *know* it was correct. How did he possibly
### An alternative explanation of his confidence would be the tendency for
rationalization and self-justification, predicted by evolutionary psychology
to be common among humans.
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