Re: virus: Project #1: Virus Maxims

David McFadzean (
Mon, 28 Aug 1995 11:13:32 -0600

At 07:57 PM 8/27/95 -0600, Sean Morgan wrote:

>What is analytic statement?

An analytic statement, in contradistinction to a synthetic statement,
is one that is true by virture of its form. A common example is
"all bachelors are unmarried males". I believe W.V.O.Quine showed
that all apparent analytic statements are in fact synthetic, though
I will have to do some research to provide an explanation of the

>marc de hingh <> wrote:
>>All assertions are true and false.
>But their truth are falsity may not yet be known, and so provisional.

Some assertions have a fuzzy truth value.

>>All beliefs are self-fulfilling.
>I believe you are wrong.

I think it is obviously false.

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Merak Projects Ltd.