Wei Dai wrote: > I don't understand how you can believe that the probability of more > dominant priors is zero. That implies if I offered you a bet of $1 > versus your entire net worth that large scale quantum computation will > in fact work, you'd take that bet. Would you really?
Your dollar against my 2 cents worth? I don't want to rip you off! Ok, let me adopt a more careful Bayesian's fallback position: I just assume certain things, then derive consequences, given the assumptions, without precisely quantifying the plausibility of the assumptions themselves, letting the reader decide whether they are plausible or not. Juergen