On Wednesday, October 23, 2013 6:13:33 PM UTC-4, Liz R wrote:
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> On 24 October 2013 04:39, Craig Weinberg <whats...@gmail.com <javascript:>
> > wrote:
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>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dialetheism
>>
>> Dialetheism is the view that some statements can be both true and false 
>> simultaneously. More precisely, it is the belief that there can be a true 
>> statement whose negation is also true. Such statements are called "true 
>> contradictions", or dialetheia.
>>
>> "Doublethink" as defined in "1984" is almost exactly this.
>

Not exactly. Trivialism is more that indiscriminate sense of 'anything can 
be true or not true'. Diathelethism is about recognizing that there are 
limitations in the way that language can meaningfully represent the full 
richness of nature.

 

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