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Topic: David Ullrich on Godel
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Charlie-Boo

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Re: David Ullrich on Godel
Posted: Oct 9, 2012 10:00 PM
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On Oct 9, 6:22 am, Graham Cooper <grahamcoop...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Oct 9, 7:24 pm, Jack Campin <bo...@purr.demon.co.uk> wrote:
>

> > Charlie-Boo <shymath...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > On Oct 7, 12:01 am, Graham Cooper <grahamcoop...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >> David Ullrich used to append this quotation to his newsgroup postings:
> > >> "Understanding Godel isn't about following his formal proof.
> > >> That would make a mockery of everything Godel was up to."

>
> > David was quoting a crank.  Somebody much like you two.
>
> > --------------------------------------------------------------------------- --
> > e  m  a  i  l    :    j  a  c  k   @   c  a  m  p  i  n   .   m  e   .   u  k

>
> Is the following sentence true or false Jack?
>
> Jack Campin cannot prove that this sentence is true.
>
> We all know it's true!  Do you?


Yes but only because he knows everything you say (to him) is true.

> Give your reasoning!

It's true and unprovable, so that is not possible.

C-B

> Herc




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