Re: Education [was Re: The Conjunction Fallacy Fallacy [WAS Re: Anti-singularity spam.]]

From: Richard Loosemore (
Date: Tue Aug 29 2006 - 11:41:42 MDT

Robin Lee Powell wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 29, 2006 at 12:16:18AM -0400, Richard Loosemore wrote:
>> Perhaps you missed something that I pointed out earlier: I was
>> awarded a postgraduate degree in cognitive science 19 years ago.
>> As part of that degree I had to pass exams and write essays on
>> various subjects, including work that covered the field that has
>> been under dispute.
> And certainly 19 years is not enough time to forget anything or go
> senile...


Are you a Bayesian, Robin?

What's the Bayesian prior that Eliezer is ignorant of cognitive science,
given his qualifications?

Ditto, for someone who does have the chops?

Richard Loosemore

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