From: Simon Gordon (email@example.com)
Date: Sun Apr 27 2003 - 18:07:40 MDT
--- "Perry E. Metzger" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: >
> Paul Hughes <email@example.com> writes:
> > I find it deeply satisfying on many levels the
> > that EVERYTHING exists, and I'm even willing to go
> > far as to say there are an infinite number of
> > with which our current understanding (including
> > know mathematics) hasn't accounted for yet.
> On what basis are you willing to say that? Just your
> gut reaction?
gut reaction = intuition , and intuition is probably a
better mind tool than any kind of ordinary logical
reasoning. Einstein and Goedel would agree with me.
As to my background in metamathematics, most of what i
have a currently garnered on the subject so far has
been from reading Rudy Rucker's nonfiction series =}
With regards to informal systems, they are conceivable
so sure they exist. Formal systems are but a tiny
infinitesimal subset of the set of all mathematical
systems, according to my intuition ;)
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