Re: Anthrax addendum.

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Sun Oct 14 2001 - 04:42:07 MDT

Eugene Leitl wrote:
> On Sat, 13 Oct 2001, Alex F. Bokov wrote:
> > If you were a terrorist, and you had several kilos of stolen Russian
> > anthrax those mean FBI guys wouldn't let you load onto a crop duster,
> We have zero evidence that they have Biopreparat stuff stockpiled.

Are we discussing the latest in string theory? Are we preparing a grant
proposal for peer review? Hypotheses that predict thousands of dead
people do not require experimental confirmation, just a significant
Bayesian prior.

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Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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