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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