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Old Today, 01:47 AM   #1881
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Originally Posted by Jabba View Post
Dave,
#1. There is evidence -- you just don't think that it's worth anything. There are plenty of apparently intelligent people who disagree with you.
#2. But, you didn't answer the question. I asked, if you agreed with proposition A, would you agree with proposition B?
I think my irony meter just exploded.
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Old Today, 02:50 AM   #1882
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Originally Posted by Toontown View Post
*zip*

1. How do I know your opinion of my post, or your opinions on this thread subject in general, are worth bothering myself about?
Only you can know. It is entirely up to your own arbitration.

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Originally Posted by caveman1917 View Post
It's just the latest in this string of pseudo-mathematical musings. The argument was expressed earlier in better form as thus:

Let M be that we have a brain. Let S be that we have a brain and soul (and connection between these). S is a subset of M. Then the argument went: given that S is a subset of M therefor for any probability function P it is true that P(M) >= P(S). So they conclude that it is more likely that you don't have a soul than that you do. I'm sure you can find the glaring error in that argument.
The glaring error in this and many other arguments in this thread is the claim that you can, in any sensible way, apply mathematics to this subject at all.

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Originally Posted by Jabba View Post
Dave,
#1. There is evidence -- you just don't think that it's worth anything. There are plenty of apparently intelligent people who disagree with you.
#2. But, you didn't answer the question. I asked, if you agreed with proposition A, would you agree with proposition B?
What is a valid target?

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