On Tue, 18 Jul 2006 15:45:16 -0600, Virgil <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>In article <email@example.com>, > Lester Zick <DontBother@nowhere.net> wrote: > >> >We reflect on the axioms and decide whether we believe in them or not. >> >> Mainly because we're too lazy or stupid to figure out whether they're >> actually true and prefer to maintain our dignity in the face of sloth. > >Zick seems to imply existence some sort of absolute truth which would be >available to those who are energetic enough and genius enough.
Zick doesn't seem to imply anything of the kind. He states it straight out.
>Since it is apparently not available to him, is it his lack of genius or >his laziness, of both, that bars him from this Elysium?
What's not available to him? A lack of genius? I agree.