On 2/14/11 9:06 AM, Pierre Grenon wrote:
> Try as I may, I seem to fail to elicit the original point and its cogency.
> On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 2:15 PM, Krzysztof Janowicz<jano@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On 02/14/2011 01:55 AM, John F. Sowa wrote:
>>> But a top-down, monolithic, detailed, universal ontology of everything
> by the time it has become detailed and, also, an ontology of
> everything, does it still make sense to call it top-down? What exactly
> is being referred to here?
>>> is not only impossible to achieve,
> The nature of the alleged impossibility is unclear and the various
> characteristics do not seem particularly well on a par as prospective
> causes. (01)
Bet Dirac was told many a time that electrons cannot be described
consistently both in terms of special relativity and quantum mechanics.
(Not sure he was told it would be a disaster if he succeeded.) (02)
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