In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Lester Zick <DontBother@nowhere.net> wrote:
> On Tue, 18 Jul 2006 15:45:16 -0600, Virgil <email@example.com> wrote: > > >In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, > > 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?
Any "absolute truth" that is totally independent of any assumptions.