On 7 October 2013 14:20, meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net> wrote:

>  On 10/6/2013 5:24 PM, LizR wrote:
>
>  On 7 October 2013 13:12, meekerdb <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 into "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.
>

Hey, do you mind? *I'm* a true Scotsman!

Well, apart from being a woman.

And not coming from Scotland.

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