Re: virus: Re:PCR Three Axioms

Tadeusz Niwinski (
Sun, 28 Sep 1997 20:15:40 -0700

David R. wrote:
>Tad wrote:
>>>>>A falsifiable statement--it can get tested for being true or false..
>>>You can make a nonsense statement, like "Rg 11 alik fon##" which is
>>>falsifiable nor a tautology or axiom.
>>"Rg 11 alik fon##" is not a "statement" (it's just a string of
>How about, "Captain Crunch break rabbit loop"? .
>Anyway, the point isn't that your statement can get shown to be false, but
>the fact that it can get tested to be either tentatively true or
>tentatively false--that it is open for testng, not automatically assumed.

Great, "a falsifiable statement can get tested for being true or false". My
question for you, David is still open: HOW? How do you test statements?
>From what you said about "fire of criticism" it seems to me you are
suggesting that in PCR "testing" is criticizing. As if we could learn about
reality by only talking about it.

Regards, Tadeusz (Tad) Niwinski from planet TeTa (604) 985-4159