On 10/6/2013 5:24 PM, LizR wrote:
On 7 October 2013 13:12, meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net <mailto:meeke...@verizon.net>> wrote:

    All you've done is fuzzy up "uncertainty reduction" so it can serve as an
    explanation for anything.  That was my objection of Nietzsche's "will to 
power": In
    a straightforward reading it's false.  After enough explication it's turned 
    "accomplishing something you probably wanted to" and it becomes a tautology.

This sounds similar to the "All Christians are good" argument.

"All Christians are good!"
"What about the Inquisition?"
"Oh, they weren't REAL Christians."

That's usually referred to as "the no true Scotsman" fallacy.


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