On Tue, 18 Jul 2006 07:03:50 GMT, Nam Nguyen <email@example.com> wrote:
> > >Virgil wrote: >> In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, >> Lester Zick <DontBother@nowhere.net> wrote: >> >> >>>The question I have is whether you or others believe in the >>>possibility of universally exhaustively true mathematical axioms? >> >> >> What is "truth"? >> >> I can deal with the tautologous logical truth of implications like "if P >> then (P or Q)", but other than those, which include the more complex >> logical deductions from a set of axioms, I know of no absolute truth. > >If we care to consider absolute truth, then there is no such >thing as an absolute truth.
Well thanks for the input. Can we take your word for this?
> That is: not even "tautologous logical >truth" would be absolute.
Yes but tautological alternatives to necessary and universal falseness would perforce have to be necessarily and universally true.