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Another edition of “How to Use Bayes Theorem Properly 101” (links to previous posts are below). I was listening to a YouTube debate, and one of the speakers offered the following definition of “evidence”:

Evidence is a body of objectively verifiable facts, that are positively indicative of or exclusively concordant with one particular conclusion over any other.

They then demonstrated the many fatal flaws of this definition; for example, there is no such thing as objective verification of facts. Here, I’ll focus on another flaw. (more…)

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