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To form accurate [[belief|beliefs]] about something, you ''really'' do have to observe it.  This can be viewed as a special case of the second law of thermodynamics, in fact, since "knowledge" is correlation of belief with reality, which is mutual information, which is a form of negentropy.
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To form accurate [[belief|beliefs]] about something, you ''really'' do have to observe it.  This can be viewed as a special case of the second law of [[thermodynamics]], in fact, since "knowledge" is correlation of belief with reality, which is mutual information, which is a form of negentropy.
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

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To form accurate beliefs about something, you really do have to observe it. This can be viewed as a special case of the second law of thermodynamics, in fact, since "knowledge" is correlation of belief with reality, which is mutual information, which is a form of negentropy.

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