> On 2 Nov 2018, at 18:06, John Clark <johnkcl...@gmail.com> wrote: > > On Fri, Nov 2, 2018 at 4:45 AM Bruno Marchal <marc...@ulb.ac.be > <mailto:marc...@ulb.ac.be>> wrote: > > > No Turing machine can solve the halting problem. You are right on this. But > > an oracle can, or a machine with infinite speed can. > > If such a oracle could exist

In what sense? I guess you mean in the physical sense. > then logical contradictions could too That does not follow. I don’t think that there are any evidence for such oracle in nature, but such existence would not introduce any contradiction. Bruno > and then there would be no point in listening to your arguments or anybody's > logical argument about anything because mathematics and even logic itself > would be purest form of nonsense. > > > Note that such magic does not change the “theology” [...] > > Sorry, I don't know what you said after that, I fell asleep. > > 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 > <mailto:everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com>. > To post to this group, send email to everything-list@googlegroups.com > <mailto:everything-list@googlegroups.com>. > Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/everything-list > <https://groups.google.com/group/everything-list>. > For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout > <https://groups.google.com/d/optout>. -- 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 everything-list@googlegroups.com. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/everything-list. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.