Re: virus: maxims and ground rules

Tim Rhodes (
Tue, 11 May 1999 12:40:41 -0700

Richard wrote:

>TheHermit wrote:
><<P.S. Set theory tells us that all things are things, and all real things
>have attributes. Would you call an attribute a name? Or a boundary? We also
>know that there are big differences between "real things" with attributes
>(boundaries?) and "imaginary things" (like sets of things) which need not
>have boundaries. Please say more to this issue.>>
>Set theory is not true. It is a model and only valid within a particular
>frame of reference.

More than that, set theory is itself a frame of reference. He's tripped up before even making a beginning!

-Prof. Tim