[EM] Contd, "Completion" & falsification

MIKE OSSIPOFF nkklrp at hotmail.com
Fri Jan 23 00:59:02 PST 2004

Kevin said:

>Say a voter refuses to express a preference between X and Y. Anyone who 
>says that that voter is saying that s/he prefers X to Y, and that s/he also 
>prefers Y to X, must have their head all the way up their ass.

It's not necessarily saying that.

I reply:

So you agree that you're modifying the ranking to say something that the 
voter didn't say, but you say that that isn't a falsification of 

You continued:

The idea is that the effect should be the

I reply:

So you're saying that the effect should be the same after you attribute to 
the voter preferences that the voter didn't express.

Mike Ossipoff

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