RE: virus: Re: Social Metaphysics

Tim Rhodes (
Thu, 2 Oct 1997 11:29:02 -0700 (PDT)

On Tue, 30 Sep 1997, David McFadzean wrote:

> >1) Are we ready to "start exploring the weird and wonderful territory
> >entailed by the aforementioned conjecture" ? (Allowing dead Goliath to flip
> >here and there, of course).
> Sure, I think we have enough of a consensus to continue. Assuming the
> conjecture is true, can we figure out what parts of physical reality
> (if any) are inaccessible to someone hosting the scientific/logical
> belief system?

You realize, of course, that by the very nature of the question you won't
be able to use the scientific/logical belief system to get your answer.
You do realize that, right?

> >2) Can we use A=A as a shorthand notation for your conjecture?
> Not if the Objectivists have given it another meaning.


-Prof. Tim