From: Phil Goetz (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Aug 22 2005 - 14:52:45 MDT
--- Michael Wilson <email@example.com> wrote:
> Phil Goetz wrote:
> > And I won't "believe" that the outcome of the
> > means that a prepared, intelligent person can be
> > unless I can construct a theory as to how that would
> > happen.
> If you can't construct any theory for how you might fail
> /and/ you truly believe that anything you can't construct
> theory for can't happen (or at the very least is
> unlikely), then why don't you just take the challenge and
> $25 while satisfiying your curiosity?
Touche! I have some fear of losing, which shows the
influence my thinking in some way. But by the same token,
I wouldn't sign a document in blood selling my soul for $1
to a person claiming to be an agent of Satan, despite the
very low prior odds I assign to the truth of his statement.
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