[PD] CVs

Chris McCormick chris at mccormick.cx
Tue Jun 21 03:54:24 CEST 2011

On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 09:51:23AM +0800, Chris McCormick wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 09:15:01PM -0400, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:
> > On Mon, 20 Jun 2011, Andy Farnell wrote:
> >
> >> What Plato tried to address in thought, like Godel in logic was that we 
> >> are "incomplete", if there is universality, a one, a good, and there is 
> >> an I to observe it, but still be of the one, it must invoke a third  
> >> concept, an existential relation. And that's where the tear begins. 
> >> Here in the 21st Century the wound still bleeds.
> >
> > Is it bleeding or is that just something said from the perspective of  
> > innocence, as if in a previous world, logic would have been complete ?
> >
> > If a complete and consistent self-referential logic system is impossible, 
> > then this is something that has to be accepted as having been always 
> > true, and our conception of the world has to be rebraided according to 
> > that truth. It's not useful to keep holding an old ideal of universality 
> > that looks like a measuring stick with which we assess an increasing rift 
> > between our fantasies and the consciousness of our own limits.
> >
> > Gödel in the Garden of Eden bites into the fruit of [...] and it all went 
> > downhill from there. ;)
> Oh I just Kant take any more of this.

Look, I know it's a terrible joke but at least Immanuel.



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