Tedlock lays out a bunch of principles to come to correct conclusions. One of the principles is being a fox that uses multiple chains instead of trying to use one correct chain that rests on a foundation based on which other beliefs can be logically deduced.

The paradigm that Arielgenesis proposes is to follow a hedgehog system where a single chain of logic can be relied on because certain basic presuppositions are accepted as true.

But that implies that their claims are tested or testable and that implies some basic presumptions of logic or empricism.

H... (read more)

Tedlock lays out a bunch of principles to come to correct conclusions. One of the principles is being a fox that uses multiple chains instead of trying to use one correct chain that rests on a foundation based on which other beliefs can be logically deduced.

Missing the point. The point is how their conclusions are verified.

Holding a belief because of a chain of logic has little to do with the principle of empricism.

Logic is implicit in empricisicm because the idea that contradictions are false is implicit in the idea of disproof by contradictory ev... (read more)

Open thread, Jul. 25 - Jul. 31, 2016

by MrMind 1 min read25th Jul 2016133 comments

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