Re: Scientific study of the effects of prayer

From: Spike Jones (
Date: Tue Oct 02 2001 - 21:06:21 MDT

"Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" wrote:

> > If the result turns out to be repeatable, I'd argue that
> > the probability we are living in a simulation just got
> > a lot higher.
> If it's only prayer that works - i.e., atheists wishing very hard have no
> effect - then that would seem to be the inevitable conclusion.

Ive another explanation. Those doing the praying were also secretly
copulating with the young matrons, thus boosting their probability
of pregnancy. The experimenters forgot to control for that factor. spike

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