[LMB] OT: Afterlife
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Mon Nov 2 14:28:42 GMT 2020
> On Nov 2, 2020, at 9:04 AM, Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com> wrote:
> We can set up as many observations of chimneys and Christmas trees as you
> like. Technically, our non-observation of Santa says nothing about Santa
> appearing where we did not look. But both Induction and Bayesian Reasoning
> would very strongly support the conclusion that there is no such being.
> And remember: by your reasoning, no amount of 'miraculous' events
> constitute proof that they aren't being faked. In fact, there can be no
> evidence of any kind for anything.
> Maybe, just maybe, you ought to rethink your arguments?
“Any sufficiently advanced technology is undistinguishable from magic.”
If you define a fertilized tiger egg as a tiger, then their could be a tiger in
your freezing compartment.
“That which doesn’t make us stronger kills us.”
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