On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 1:48 PM, Craig Weinberg <whatsons...@gmail.com>wrote:
> > >> It is a basic law of logic that if X is not Y and X is not not Y then X >> is gibberish, >> > > > X = alcohol Y = poison. > becomes "alcohol is not poison and alcohol isn't not poison" > Exactly, and 2 negatives, like "isn't not" cancel each other out so you get "alcohol is not a poison and alcohol is a poison" which is gibberish just like I said. > > If there were no free will then nobody could choose to assert anything, > abandon anything, or speak anything other than gibberish. > Cannot comment, don't know what ASCII symbols "free will" mean. >> And it's not ad hominem if it's true. >> > > > Why would it make a difference whether your personal accusations are > true or not? > It would mean that I did not engage in name calling. What I actually said was that ASCII symbols with zero informational content ( like X is Y and X is not Y) is just blather, you're the one who equated blather with ad hominem; apparently you identify with blather and feel that a attack on blather is a attack on you personally. John K Clark -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.