On May 11, 11:50 am, John Clark <johnkcl...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Orthogonal? There is only one way "it" could not be deterministic and not > random, there is only one way "it" was not caused for a reason and not not > caused for a reason, and that is if "it" is gibberish. Gibberish is not > correct or incorrect, it's just gibberish, like free will. On what basis do you claim this dichotomy? Think of a black and white checkerboard. Is it black? Is it white? Is it neither black nor white? Even to say that it is both black and white is not sufficient to describe the checkered pattern of it. This is like free will. Somewhat deterministic, somewhat indeterministic, but not meaningfully describable in terms of either of those qualities or lack of qualities - it is orthogonal to that dichotomy as spring and fall is to winter and summer or blue and yellow is to red and green. There is no gibberish involved, it is crystal clear. Craig -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. To unsubscribe from this group, send email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en.