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To: "John F. Sowa" <sowa@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: "[ontolog-forum]" <ontolog-forum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
From: Pat Hayes <phayes@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2007 17:21:18 -0600
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>Almost every word in every sentence in every natural language
>can get professional linguists, logicians, and philosophers
>bogged down in endless wrangling over what it means.    (01)

Well, it depends on what you mean by "endless" exactly. If this 
really means infinite in the strict sense, then nothing involving 
human beings is really endless, since evolution will eliminate humans 
before the end of the physical universe. And that word "every" is 
notoriously tricky to get right, as we all know.    (02)

Pat    (03)

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