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Topic: 2.25 - The meaning of "implies" in mythmatics.
Replies: 2   Last Post: Jul 24, 2014 7:16 PM

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 Dan Christensen Posts: 8,219 Registered: 7/9/08
Re: 2.25 - The meaning of "implies" in mythmatics.
Posted: Jul 24, 2014 3:02 PM

On Thursday, July 24, 2014 12:12:14 PM UTC-4, John Gabriel wrote:
> On Thursday, 24 July 2014 16:34:25 UTC+2, YBM wrote:
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> > Le 24/07/2014 16:11, John Gabriel a ï¿½crit :
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> > > Stupid takes on new meaning with YBM.
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> > > It's too funny watching him making mistake after mistake. What an idiot!
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> > > A simple look at the imply table proves conclusively that if p is FALSE, then q is ALWAYS TRUE.
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> > Not so, John, it is not so. Just look at the first line:
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> > See? p is FALSE, p=>q is TRUE, q is FALSE
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> "If John Gabriel is always right, then John Gabriel is never wrong."
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> p= John Gabriel is always right
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> q= John Gabriel is never wrong
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Suppose, instead, q = pigs can fly.

Then we would have: If John Gabriel is always right (obviously false) then pigs can fly.

This would be true whether or not pigs can actually fly. Get it now, Crank Boy?

Dan