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RE: Zombies are scientist?!?!

I am glad to see you give up the 'minor flows' language you were skating on in post #27. What you still have to concede is that 'the gameplay decision', if any, is responsible for an indeterminacy along the line I developed in post #28, and not a so-called 'paradox'. It's very different. In brief, a paradox holds when some individually plausible assumptions joinly form an inconsistent set, namely, a set containing some contradiction; whereas a indeterminacy emerges when some assumption A or some assumption B has to be the case, but neither A, nor B can be the case. Bearing this distinction in mind, the reason why it's not a paradox should be clear: fiction admits of no contradiction, but is often indeterminate. Another reason for that is merely heuristic: better be indeterminate than contradictory, because anything can follow from any contradiction, whereas it's indeterminate what could follow from an indeterminacy.
10-21-2010 10:00 PM
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Zombies are scientist?!?! - iljap - 08-10-2010, 04:30 PM
RE: Zombies are scientist?!?! - Sexbad - 08-10-2010, 05:09 PM
RE: Zombies are scientist?!?! - mtomato - 08-14-2010, 03:03 AM
RE: Zombies are scientist?!?! - Bek - 08-15-2010, 11:47 AM
RE: Zombies are scientist?!?! - Peanuckle - 09-11-2010, 04:51 AM
RE: Zombies are scientist?!?! - Bek - 09-11-2010, 01:10 PM
RE: Zombies are scientist?!?! - Nycticorax - 09-29-2010, 12:37 PM
RE: Zombies are scientist?!?! - Bek - 10-09-2010, 01:20 PM
RE: Zombies are scientist?!?! - Flodda - 10-08-2010, 06:30 PM
RE: Zombies are scientist?!?! - house - 10-19-2010, 07:03 AM
RE: Zombies are scientist?!?! - Nycticorax - 10-08-2010, 10:09 PM
RE: Zombies are scientist?!?! - Flodda - 10-09-2010, 12:43 PM
RE: Zombies are scientist?!?! - Nycticorax - 10-10-2010, 07:12 PM
RE: Zombies are scientist?!?! - Bek - 10-11-2010, 12:33 AM
RE: Zombies are scientist?!?! - Nycticorax - 10-11-2010, 08:40 PM
RE: Zombies are scientist?!?! - Bek - 10-12-2010, 08:02 AM
RE: Zombies are scientist?!?! - Nycticorax - 10-12-2010, 02:20 PM
RE: Zombies are scientist?!?! - Bek - 10-16-2010, 08:07 AM
RE: Zombies are scientist?!?! - Nycticorax - 10-16-2010, 05:58 PM
RE: Zombies are scientist?!?! - Nycticorax - 10-16-2010, 10:10 PM
RE: Zombies are scientist?!?! - Bek - 10-17-2010, 03:51 AM
RE: Zombies are scientist?!?! - Nycticorax - 10-17-2010, 02:05 PM
RE: Zombies are scientist?!?! - Bek - 10-18-2010, 03:05 AM
RE: Zombies are scientist?!?! - alfie - 10-19-2010, 10:12 PM
RE: Zombies are scientist?!?! - Nycticorax - 10-19-2010, 11:22 PM
RE: Zombies are scientist?!?! - Nycticorax - 10-21-2010 10:00 PM
RE: Zombies are scientist?!?! - Peanuckle - 12-31-2010, 09:21 PM
RE: Zombies are scientist?!?! - Peanuckle - 01-18-2011, 09:03 AM



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