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Re: [ontolog-forum] axiomatic concepts

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From: John F Sowa <sowa@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 02 Apr 2014 09:05:08 -0400
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On 4/2/2014 6:51 AM, Richard H. McCullough wrote:
> These concepts [free will and consciousness] hard to define.
> They are hard to define because they are such high-level
> abstractions.  You have to discard all the details (measurements)
> that distinguish one case from another.    (01)

The appropriate response to the last sentence is "Well, Duh!"    (02)

That suggestion fails to come to grips with anything and everything
about language, the world, and several millennia of research in
philosophy, psychology, linguistics, and logic.    (03)

Recommendation:  Please read the following slides (including all
the pointers to goal2.pdf ... goal7.pdf) and pursue the many
references for further reading and study:    (04)

    http://www.jfsowa.com/talks/goal.pdf    (05)

Until you do that homework assignment, please stop spamming this list.    (06)

John    (07)

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