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[OT] Re: A little theory...

Leon furresta at my-deja.com
Mon Jan 31 23:06:30 EST 2000


In article <20000131234101567806 at nafp2-160.rz.uni-frankfurt.de>,
  melvin at gmx.de (Christian W.) wrote:
> Richard Norman <rsnorman at mediaone.net> wrote:
>
> > "Logical argument".  Statement A is true.  Statement B is true.
> > Therefore Statement A causes statement B. Even if both statements
> > are true, there is no reason to believe there to be a causal
relation.
> > This "logical argument" is illogical.
>
> Just like the thing eith the fireengines:
>
> If you observe large fires, you will notice, that the more fire-
engines
> are present at a fire, the higher the (financial) harm the fire caused
> will be. Which still doesn't mean, that the fire-fighters caused the
> damage ;-)
>
> Chris
> --
> Christian Wilms (melvin at gmx.de)
> It is very unlikely that less information can make us happier. We are
information driven beings. If you are a swimmer, water is what makes
you move forward, and also what causes the friction that hinders your
advance. Do you understand what I mean?
Thanks for the question. It's not irrelevant.


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