Re: virus: Re: Social Metaphysics

Tim Rhodes (
Sat, 20 Sep 1997 14:19:52 -0700 (PDT)

On Sat, 20 Sep 1997, David McFadzean wrote:

> I'll answer with a question: is it still lying if I believe I'm telling
> the truth?

Is is still an untruth, but "lying" is a function of the relationship
between the speakers words and their beliefs of what is true and untrue.
Lying is subjective, whereas "truth" may not be.

-Prof. Tim