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bitbutter's Avatar Jump to comment 23 by bitbutter

Although this kind of 'playing safe' has something in common with pascals wager, this article is not describing pascals wager, which considers a very specific potential reward/cost.

This is the 'intentional stance' that Dennett describes in Breaking the Spell.

Scrappy article. Why are we told nothing about the study? (except for the conclusions drawn from it).

Fri, 12 Sep 2008 07:05:00 UTC | #233395