Re: MD Undeniable Facts

From: Steve Peterson (
Date: Wed Apr 16 2003 - 01:37:35 BST

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    >>> Is not Goedel's Theorem itself absolute?
    >> It is only "absolute" within the system based on the axioms of arithmetic.
    >> Change an axiom and it ceases to be a theorem.
    > it is only a theorem in any system powerfull enough to provide a user with
    > operations which can be interpreted as addtion and multiplication (both).
    > though it does not say much.

    I think it's the mathematical equivalent of saying, "you can't write a
    dictionary that doesn't use circular definitions." Undeniably true?

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