From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Aug 24 2007 - 12:52:18 MDT
Norman Noman wrote:
> Drawing a box at random from the set of all possible boxes requires the
> axiom of choice, so you perhaps can't even do that. Anyway, what makes
> you think the world outside our box was drawn at random from the set of
> all possible outsides? That strikes me as crazy and baseless.
You only need the axiom of choice for uncountable sets.
And I only believe in finite sets, anyway.
-- Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://intelligence.org/ Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence
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