RE: Bayesians, Pascal's wager & malevolent conspiracies against FAIs

From: Phil Goetz (
Date: Wed Aug 31 2005 - 15:22:24 MDT

--- Michael Vassar <> wrote:

> Finally, and importantly, such a scenario is simply not
> going to happen, and is therefore not worth planning for.


1. What law of physics did the scenario violate?

2. Who says we're planning? I was asking a question about
Bayesian reasoning. We often study ideas using hypotheticals
situations, without worrying over how probable they are.

- Phil

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