*To*: soft_skinned_space <empyre@lists.cofa.unsw.edu.au>*Subject*: Re: [-empyre-] potential of code..*From*: Alan Sondheim <sondheim@panix.com>*Date*: Thu, 13 Nov 2003 01:13:23 -0500 (EST)*Delivered-to*: empyre@bebop.cofa.unsw.edu.au*In-reply-to*: <20031112224449.99255.qmail@web80501.mail.yahoo.com>*References*: <20031112224449.99255.qmail@web80501.mail.yahoo.com>*Reply-to*: soft_skinned_space <empyre@lists.cofa.unsw.edu.au>

Could you explain what you mean by "carry" - What is a set of structures? How can a set "carry logic"? Etc. - confused here. - Alan On Wed, 12 Nov 2003, Henry Warwick wrote: > --- Yvonne Martinsson <yvonne@freewheelin.nu> wrote: > > > > Every structure carries the logic of absence, the > > void; matter - > > anti-matter, you know the drill. > > The above is self refuting. > > Set Theory. > > { > set of all structures > > (set of structures that carry logic) > (set of structures that don't carry logic) > (set of structures who's carrying capacity is > unknowable) > > } > > Therefore there are some structures that may or may > not carry logic. Per: Entia non sunt multiplicanda > praeter necessitatem, one should not assume that the > set of structures of unknown capacity is an empty set, > any more than one should assume that the set of > structures that don't carry logic has any members. > > So, no, not every structure carries the logic of > absence, or void, or antimatter or anything, really, > as it may be a structure from a set of structures > who's logical carrying ability is either absent or > unknown or unknowable. > > Hence, it is unreasonable to assume that all > structures carry any given logic. > > I would also go further: Since logical statements are > a tiny subset of all possible statements, it is > actually much more likely that there are many more > structures that are completely useless and meaningless > than there are structures that can carry a given > logic. > > best, > > HW > > random quote sig.: > > SHOES FOR INDUSTRY! > SHOES FOR THE DEAD! > > _______________________________________________ > empyre forum > empyre@lists.cofa.unsw.edu.au > http://www.subtle.net/empyre > http://www.asondheim.org/ http://www.asondheim.org/portal/.nikuko http://www.anu.edu.au/english/internet_txt Trace projects http://trace.ntu.ac.uk/writers/sondheim/index.htm finger sondheim@panix.com

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