virus: Wittgenstein

Richard Brodie (
Wed, 23 Apr 1997 10:36:34 -0700

DHR wrote:

> This theory is self-refuting. Wittgenstein forms this theory about
yet claimed that theories were meaningless.

Boy, that Wittgenstein was a real idiot! What could he have been

> Also, he said we are just playing an
>arbitrary language game, but he himself is implying that he exists
>outside of
>this arbitrary game, by describing an objective reality that there
>exists a
>language game. So, he's exempting himself from his own rules about
>theories and
>language games.

Damn! He says language is arbitrary and meaningless. Yet he uses
language to say that! What a paradox! What a dilemma! How can it be

> He cannot escape the implicit assumption that there exists an
>objective reality and language is for describing that reality.

He is a prisoner of your mind!

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