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Even the most intelligent people are consistently tripped up by conditional probability calculations. At times, re-sampling techniques that approximate solutions might be simpler than Bayesian arithmetic.

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Sorry, but you are wrong. This intuitive reasoning is, in fact, Bayes rule. The only difference is rounding.
See prof. Gelman's blog about this.

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