On Sun, 23 Jul 2006 17:04:06 -0600, Virgil <email@example.com> wrote:
>In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, > Lester Zick <DontBother@nowhere.net> wrote: > >> On Sat, 22 Jul 2006 19:11:53 -0600, Virgil <email@example.com> wrote: >> >> >In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, >> > Lester Zick <DontBother@nowhere.net> wrote: >> > >> >> >But for anything to be *demonstrably* true, its demonstration must >> >> >depend on the truth of other things, so it will not be unconditionally >> >> >true after all. >> >> >> >> True in syllogistic inference but not in tautological inference. >> > >> >As Zick has not shown that there is any such thing as "tautological >> >inference", it remains true in all forms of inference which have been >> >shown to exist. >> >> You are indeed the very model of a modern mathematiker. > >On that basis Zick is the model of a modern troll.