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Comment by imd on Scientific Evidence, Legal Evidence, Rational Evidence · 2012-01-05T22:19:52.153Z · score: 1 (1 votes) · LW · GW

I was thinking more something like ethics.

Comment by imd on Scientific Evidence, Legal Evidence, Rational Evidence · 2012-01-05T08:51:07.733Z · score: -1 (1 votes) · LW · GW

All the kinds of knowledge you describe are subclasses of rational knowledge. Is there irrational knowledge?

Comment by imd on Guardians of the Truth · 2012-01-01T09:48:22.775Z · score: 1 (1 votes) · LW · GW

Perhaps the difference between the Inquisition and Feynman is that science specifically claims it has nothing to say about morality, so it can't justify killing anyone in its name.