Reverend Bayes and God

An interesting article in ScientificAmerican.com discusses What is Bayes’s theorem, and how can it be used to assign probabilities to questions such as the existence of God?The article describes Bayes’ theorem which relates the conditional of event A given B with the event B give A. This is a very powerful theorem that has many practical applications. The reason is that we usually want to predict an event in the future (A) given an event in the past (B), but that is hard to do. Instead, we try the opposite scenario: if event A happens in the future, what is … Continue reading Reverend Bayes and God