Re: virus: Re: The Fall of Buddhism : Honesty, Science and Objectivism

Eva-Lise Carlstrom (
Wed, 12 Mar 1997 21:42:05 -0800 (PST)

On Wed, 12 Mar 1997, Wright, James 7929 wrote:

> Tadeusz Niwinski[] wrote:
> >to find it hard to believe." I see an analogy in understanding
> parasitism:
> >a parasitic mind is programmed in a way which makes it impossible to
> >understand it.
> I see an analogy in Objectivism: a circular axiom-set-based understanding
> has limits, but cannot see them, or beyond them. I have no problem in

See Godel's Theorem.

Any consistent system will have truths it can't deal with; any complete
system will allow some non-truths.

Something near that, anyway.

(Who is willing to entertain semi-truths on occasion, provided they're
polite guests and don't break the furniture)