On Nov 5, 1:26 am, Patricia Aldoraz <patricia.aldo...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Nov 5, 2:31 pm, Huang <huangxienc...@yahoo.com> wrote: > > > > > We begin as follows: > > >  The Law of the Excluded Middle. > > I do not say that this "Law" is incorrect. Instead, what I > > argue is that you can devise the compliment of this "Law", which might > > be called the "Law of the Inclusive Middle" or possibly the "Law of > > the Excluded Endpoints". What this new law would say is that nothing > > can be said to exist or not exist, but rather that everything has > > "partial existence"/ > > How is what you are saying in any shape or form the *compliment* of > ? You seem to be denying that some propositions are either true or > false exclusively, that you think there are things in the middle, > namely propositions which are half true. Or is this not what you are > saying? Take an existential statement like "The Queen of England > exists". Are you wanting to say this could be half true? Or are you > just wanting to say that The Queen of England could half-exist, half > not-exist. A your principle philosophical advisor, I am obliged to > tell you that these are different things. If the Queen only half > exists then 'The Queen of England exists' might well be false. You > might be simply saying that existence is like red whereby something > could be half red and half green. To say that an apple is red with the > implication that is all red is simply false if it is half green. > > So, that is the first thing to sort out. > > > > >  ... > > Leading me from things you can persuade me about to startling new > discoveries of yours does not mean any [2[ at this stage. That is not > one step at a time. Perhaps you don't understand, as I said and > suspected, what this procedure involves. It does not mean giving me > all the steps at once in one post. It means slowly bit by bit building > a case and taking me along with you in a persuasive manner. > > You folk at alt.philosophy are really something!
See how tame is the shrew! Morphing into dorayme is nearly complete ! Keep it up and you might teach us something!