From: Tomaz Kristan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue May 26 2009 - 09:52:59 MDT
----- Original Message -----
From: "John K Clark"
To: "sl4 sl4" , "sl4 sl4"
Subject: Re: [sl4] Is belief in immortality computable?
Date: Fri, 22 May 2009 10:23:51 -0700
On Thu, 21 May 2009 "Warrigal" Wrote:
>His proof states that there are true statements (that is to say
>statements where you will never find a counterexample to prove them
>wrong) that cannot be derived from any finite list of axioms.
Not from any. It doesn't work that way.
Say, that you have a nonprovable theorem. You may add it to your list
as another axiom. Now, a new unprovable theorem will arise and you
can add it to the list of axioms. And so on. It applies only for some
axiomatic systems, not for all of them.
-- Be Yourself @ mail.com! Choose From 200+ Email Addresses Get a Free Account at www.mail.com
This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.5 : Wed Jul 17 2013 - 04:01:04 MDT