On Sep 13, 9:38 pm, meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net> wrote:
> On 9/13/2011 4:07 PM, Craig Weinberg wrote:
> >> The rules are at bottom the laws of physics.
> > That doesn't mean anything. The laws of physics are the rules. That's
> > why I say it's circular reasoning. I ask you what is a rule, and you
> > say it's at the bottom of laws, but laws are just another word for
> > rule. There is no bottom, because there's nothing there. It's an
> > intellectual construct.
> Of course it's an intellectual construct, but it has predictive power.
I agree. Deferent and epicycle have predictive power too. It doesn't
mean they can't be understood in a greater context with more
explanatory if not predictive power.
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