Re: virus: maxims and ground rules and suppositions

psypher (
Sun, 16 May 1999 11:02:59 -0400 (EDT)

> But better I like "Any statement is true in its frame of reference"

...all statements are embedded in a frame of reference
...but some statements are false.
...any statement has the potential to be true in a frame of reference 
tailored to its content

> Fibonaccis are derivations from nature. There is no language in a
> flower's petals. Its existence is a fact backed up by the entire
> universe. (Washburn, in case no-one knew....)

...but if the universe is itself a linguistic construct?

> Better I'd like to see 'Consciousness is embedded in evolution.' It
> gives us all something and someplace and somewhen to look for. And a
> virian maxim should be a place from which to explore. Not a frame
> with no exit.

...I'm a bigger fan of "Evolution is a process of consciousness" [which - I think - A.N. Whitehead would like better, were he not dead and thus not in a position to judge]

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