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# Godel Incompleteness Theorem

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11/5/2012 12:06:36 AM Posted: 3 years ago I will try to analyze this argument using proposition dependency. But why must dependency of proposition? Because proposition must be associated with existences or it's meaningless, and how an existence related to other existence is through a dependency.
Proposition Dependency:- A proposition is constructed to understand realities (existences). Existences can be perceived by us because of their functionality, therefore nodes of a proposition exist as functions. - Anything that exists has functionality. There are two possibilities; dependence upon something else (A->B) or "not" dependence upon something else (A|B). - Therefore, a 'proposition' consists of nodes of functions that form a series of dependency Terms: Cause = (c) ; Caused = (cd) Liar ParadoxAn example of the use of dependency of proposition can be implemented to analyze this issue, a liar paradox. Liar paradox, "He is telling the truth that He is lying, therefore He is not lying." Syllogism- H then T = (c1) -> (cd1) (If there is him, then, there is telling something) - T then Ac = (cd1) -> (cd2) (If there is telling something, then, there is action from himself) - H then Ac = (c1) -> (cd2) (If there is him, then, there is action from himself - telling the truth) - Ac then Ev = (cd1) -> (cd3) (If there is action from himself, then, there is another event which is never happened as he told - he is lying) - H then Ev = (cd1) -> (cd3) (Therefore, If there is him, then, there is another event which is never happened as he told - he is lying) ----- "He is not lying" is not contradict with "He is lying (H then Ev), because "He is not lying" is pointing to (H then Ac). ----- H then Ac = (cd1) -> (cd2) is line with H then Ev = (cd1) -> (cd3) Therefore there is no contradiction here. Incompleteness TheoremIncomplete because there is a kind of proposition that left behind to be proved. I don't understand fully about how Godel made argumentation with his Godel's number and more, but i tried to understand the essence of what did Godel mean by incompleteness theorem. Through my simple understanding about Godel's incompleteness theorem, i tried to deepening further to see a clear distinction and put it in appropriate places. Kurt Godel Logical FrameworkSuppose there is a programming system that has ability to prove any proposition, therefore: 1. A proposition is always provable (by a programming system) 2 "G" is a proposition 3. Therefore, "G" is always provable" ----- "G" is unprovable proposition ----- Therefore "unprovable proposition is provable" Syllogism1. (All)P are provable 2. G is P 3. G is provable ----- G = unprovable proposition CONSEQUENCES- If G is provable then = unprovable proposition is provable = INCONSISTENT. - If G is unprovable then = unprovable proposition is unprovable = INCOMPLETE (because there is a proposition left behind that is unprovable) Dependency of Proposition for Incompleteness TheoremNow, we try to place this incompleteness theorem issue to a dependency of proposition to learn something whatever it is. Kurt Godel Logical FrameworkSyllogism 1. (All)P then Pr = All(cd1) <- (c1) (If there are all propositions, then, those are provable)2. (several)P then G = several(cd1) -> (cd2) (If there are all propositions, then, one or several of them is typical G) 3. G then Pr = (cd2) <- (c1) (If some of propositions are typical G, then, those are provable) ----- G = unprovable proposition INCONSISTENT----- If G is provable then = unprovable proposition is provable = INCONSISTENT. From here i will use dependency on proposition to make us see a clear distinction for possible arrangement (easier then using syllogism). - (several)P -> ~Pr = several(cd1) | (c1) = "unprovable proposition" (a proposition has no relation with provable)- {(several)P -> ~Pr} then Pr = several(cd1) | (c1) <-> (c1) or (c1) -> several(cd1) | (c1) (If there are some propositions that has no relation with provable, then, those are provable) = (If there are some propositions that has no relation with provable, then, those proposition has relation with provable)- From syllogism asserts that there is contradiction - From dependency of proposition, {several(cd1) | (c1) <-> (c1)} or {(c1) -> several(cd1) | (c1)} asserts----- several(cd1) | (c1) <-> (c1) = several(cd1) ----- (c1) -> several(cd1) | (c1) = (c1) -> several(cd1) = several(cd1) <- (c1) There is contradiction (according to syllogism) and there is no inconsistency here (according to DOP). INCOMPLETE----- If G is unprovable then = unprovable proposition is unprovable = INCOMPLETE. From here i will use dependency on proposition to make us see a clear distinction for possible arrangement (easier then using syllogism). - (several)P -> ~Pr = several(cd1) | (c1) = "unprovable proposition" (a proposition has no relation with provable)- {(several)P -> ~Pr} then ~Pr = several(cd1) | (c1) | (c1) or (c1) | several(cd1) | (c1) (If there are some propositions that has no relation with provable, then, those are not provable) = (If there are some propositions that has no relation with provable, then, those proposition has no relation with provable)- From syllogism asserts that there is no contradiction - From dependency of proposition, {several(cd1) | (c1) | (c1)} or {(c1) | several(cd1) | (c1)} asserts----- several(cd1) | (c1) | (c1) = several(cd1) ----- (c1) | several(cd1) | (c1) = (c1) | several(cd1) = several(cd1) | (c1) There is no contradiction (according to syllogism) and there is no inconsistency here (according to DOP). Electrical Circuit of ReasoningTo make this assertion clear enough to be understood, i am going to use popular example, - A proposition is (the light) and provable is (switching on) - (Unprovable proposition) is equal to (the light that can't be switched on) - Unprovable proposition that is provable = A light that can't be switched on was trying to be switched on ----- A light that can't be switched on was trying to be switched on, therefore no light was on. ----- The key understanding in this case, is that a system still had ability to test a connection (ability to prove, ability to send electricity), but since a target (unprovable proposition) can't be attempted to switched on, then the light (unprovable proposition, the light that can't be switched on) is still off. But it didn't assert that a system was failed to run its fully functional. ----- The failure to aware this, it's because on semantically level, one proposition to another may become ambiguous, with no clear distinction about its own barrier. But by associating it to functions (beyond semantically level). We finally found that there is no inconsistency and there is no incompleteness as asserted by Godel Incompleteness Theorem. Indeed maybe we can understand (through another direction for) the truth that if we want to make a well defined statement, then it must be completed but inconsistent and a statement is consistent but it's not complete. But Kurt Godel's theorem has no related with incompleteness and inconsistency. If we did analyzing proposition without the help of relating it to functionality in reality, we might be slipped into paradox or contradiction or similar to these because we couldn't make a clear distinction.I am free not because I have choices, but I am free because I rely on God with quality assured! |

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11/29/2012 12:18:29 AM Posted: 3 years ago It's additional assertions
G = "G is unprovable". Now we are focusing on "G is unprovable", and what is "G" (because "G" must be a thing)? "G" is proposition, therefore (G = "G is unprovable") is ("Proposition" = "Proposition is unprovable"). ("Proposition" = "Proposition is unprovable") = ("Proposition" = "There is proposition and this proposition is unprovable"). ("Proposition" = "There is proposition and this proposition is unprovable") = ("Proposition" = "unprovable proposition") = (G = "unprovable proposition"). OR, ... G = "This (statement) is unprovable". Now we are focusing on "This (statement) is unprovable", and what is "G" (because "G" must be a thing)? "G" is sentence, therefore (Sentence = "This statement is unprovable") is ("Sentence" = "proposition is unprovable"). ("Sentence" = "proposition is unprovable") = ("Sentence" = "There is proposition and this proposition is unprovable"). ("Sentence" = "There is proposition and this proposition is unprovable") = ("Sentence" = "unprovable proposition") = (G = "unprovable proposition"). OR, ... (G = "This (statement) is unprovable") = (The following sentence = "This (statement) is unprovable"). Now we are focusing on "This (statement) is unprovable". Which statement? is this "which statement?" pointing to "G" or pointing to "This statement" (without "is unprovable")? - If "which statement?" is pointing to "G", then "which statement?" actually is pointing to "This statement"+"is unprovable" - If "which statement?" is pointing to "This statement" (without "is unprovable"), then actually it's about "This statement" which is unprovable - Meaning, eventually, it has relation with "G is unprovable" which is unprovable "G" (proposition) = "This (statement)"+"is unprovable" Now, where will the system be directed for the test? - The system will try to check "G" or the system will try to check "This (statement) is unprovable" - If the system will try to check "G", then it's the same as checking for "This (statement)"+"is unprovable" or - Meaning whether provable or not, whether it's true or not, but it's directed to "This (statement)"+"is unprovable" An Axiom - Something (without additional assertion) can't transcend beyond something itself (from 1 liter water can't be poured into 1 gallon water). What is G? G is proposition. The proposition has characteristics that will make the "proposition is unprovable". I am not saying that G is an unprovable proposition, but i am asserting that "G" within this "G is unprovable" is considered as unprovable. "G" within "G is unprovable" must be considered as a thing, which is proposition, therefore "G is unprovable" must be related to "unprovable proposition".IOW, before "a proposition (G) could be decided" (whether or not it actually is provable), If LATER "G" is unprovable, then "G" must contain possibility as unprovable. Otherwise "G" transcend beyond G itself. Meaning, "unprovable" is already contained within "G" itself (we just know it later). Therefore "G" as proposition has already "unprovable" or "provable" characteristic, before it (G) could be decided (we just know it later). Meaning, whether from specific or from another different point of views, "G" = "G is unprovable" (eventually) must be considered as "G" = "unprovable proposition", in the sense that "G" has possibility to be unprovable". FURTHER, How to test "This (statement)"+"is unprovable"? - By making test whether "This (statement)" is unprovable? It's the same as checking whether "This (statement)" with possibility to be unproved, is true or false, OR - By making test "This (statement)+is unprovable" is provable or not?, It's the same as checking whether "This (statement)"+with possibility to be unproved, is true or false - Meaning, eventually, we are checking whether unprovable proposition (proposition that has possibility to be unproved) is true or not. An Axiom - Something (without additional assertion) can't transcend beyond something itself (from 1 liter water can't be poured into 1 gallon water). If G is provable or not: - And If G (proposition that has possibility to be unproved") is true ("G" IS PROVABLE BY THE SYSTEM), then ("the possibility to be unproved is actualized to be proved") = INCONSISTENT because it against axiom - And If G (proposition that has possibility to be unproved") is false (THE SYSTEM FAIL TO PROVE "G"), then ("the possibility to be unproved is actualized to be unproved") = CONSISTENT because it doesn't against axiom, but it's incomplete because THE SYSTEM FAIL TO PROVE "G" (there is proposition "G" with possibility to be unproved, which can't be proved by the system) The system is checking proposition:Something is logic because we can trace connection on something. Proposition is logic because there is continuation (connection) within proposition (in between nodes).Proposition has connection or not, within it: - If proposition is provable, then the system can detect whether there is connection or not within proposition - If proposition is unprovable, then the system can't detect whether there is connection or not within proposition CONSEQUENCESThe system to be considered has ability to check whether proposition has connection or not within it. Meaning, the system has ability as far as the system itself to check whether proposition has connection or not within it. The system is checking "the proposition with possibility to be unprovable", whether there is connection or not within proposition, and eventually: - The system fails to check "the proposition with possibility to be unprovable" (is unprovable), in the sense, there is no final decision whether there is connection or not within proposition. BUT, it doesn't mean that the system is incomplete, in the sense that, the system still can detect whether proposition has connection or not within it. The failure (incomplete ability) is not on the system, since the failure is beyond capability of the system to handle it (the system has ability as far as the system itself to check whether proposition has connection or not within it). - The system can check "the proposition with possibility to be unprovable" (is provable). BUT, it doesn't mean that the system is inconsistent, in the sense that the system follows consequences. Since if unprovable proposition is provable, it leads to undecideable condition (whether there is connection or not, within proposition). And if the system is halt, then the system follows the consequences, which is not inconsistent, but actually consistent with the consequences. THE POINTS ARE:From possible understanding (different point of view) based on reality, eventually, following Godel's Incompleteness Theorem will lead to this phrase "unprovable proposition is provable/not, which may be understood on different ways, as: - "a thing that can't be functioned is trying to be functioned, whether it can be functioned or not, OR ..." - "undecideable condition is trying to be directed, whether it can be directed or not (halt)" But both understanding can't be related to Incompleteness & Inconsistency. Eventually it asserts that there is no relation with incompleteness and there is no relation with inconsistent. There is no way to make "Godel's Incompleteness Theorem" to be related to Incompleteness and Inconsistency.The system is COMPLETE because the system is functioning as far as its own ability, and the system is CONSISTENT because the system follows the consequences.I am free not because I have choices, but I am free because I rely on God with quality assured! |

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11/29/2012 4:04:31 AM Posted: 3 years ago Interesting. I'll have to look through this.
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11/29/2012 7:06:22 AM Posted: 3 years ago You are confusing G"del's proof with the subject matter of the proof. Your syllogisms simply assert contradictions, one tries to state that unprovable means provable, it doesn't, and the other tries to state that incomplete means complete, nope again. The fact that an axiomatic system will always yield propositions that cannot be decided does not render it complete, it means just the opposite. you are postulating that the axiomatic system incompleteness renders it complete and that when it yields a unprovable result that proves something, it doesn't.
Kurt G"del's Incompleteness Theorem is analytically perfect and rigidly deductive; therefore it is conclusive as far as logic is concerned. It states categorically that no axiomatic system is, or can be complete without reference to a higher system in which that system must be embedded. Mathematically, G"del proved that even an axiomatic system as simple as arithmetic cannot be internally consistent and logically complete without reference to a higher system. You can't logically just claim the opposite is true with self contradictory syllogisms. Come now, let us reason together." |

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11/29/2012 8:17:48 AM Posted: 3 years ago At 11/29/2012 7:06:22 AM, Sidewalker wrote: Can you help me to point on what part of my assertions contradict each other? I am free not because I have choices, but I am free because I rely on God with quality assured! |

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11/30/2012 12:12:43 PM Posted: 3 years ago Additional assertionsThe first incompleteness theorem states that no consistent system is capable of proving all truths about the relations of the natural numbers (arithmetic). For any such system, there will always be statements about the natural numbers that are true, but that are unprovable within the system.The second incompleteness theorem, shows that such a system cannot demonstrate its own consistency (wikipedia). I am going to start this discussion using axiom. And the consequences of it, and further we can use it to understand Godel Incompleteness Theorem. An axiom: - {Axiom 1} Something can't transcend (without additional assertions) beyond something itself (from 1 liter water can't be poured into 1 gallon water) - {Axiom 2} Something is within momentum that typical for itself until something else is coming to change momentum of something itself (if something is moving straight forward, then something is always moving straight forward with consistency until there is something else changing the consistency on the movement of something itself) ----- Consider there is existence with its functions. Me with my functions, human with the functions, system with its functions, a thing with its own possibilities. And axiomatic system with its own possibilities. To simplify understanding, i am going to use "a thing" or "human" or "axiomatic system" with "system". You may call (replace) it later with machine, or any possible systems. There are several possibilities related to "the system" and its functions:- IN PROPER CONDITION WHERE THE SYSTEM CAN ACTUALIZE ALL OF ITS OWN FUNCTIONS (where proper condition support for the functions of the system to be functioning), THEN ALL OF ITS OWN FUNCTIONS MUST BE ABLE TO BE FUNCTIONED. - The system has ability as far as its own functions. - The system can't transcend its ability beyond its own possibilities (functions). - The system is not functions. But the functions is within "the system", or we may assert "functions of the system". - If we consider that the system has ability to show such function beyond itself, then we must consider that there must be additional assertions (insertions, help) from outside the system (if we consider at first there is water and at last there is the same water but with a fish within it, then a fish must come from outside the water) - At the opposite, if the system has inability to show its function, then we must consider that there must be an obstacle from outside which make one or several functions within the system is not functioning. This obstacle could be come from IMPROPER CONDITION (If the system has ability to show its functions, then it can always be like that, until something else changing it, and it will make the system has inability to show its functions as it should be). - Meaning, for a system (whether its axiomatic system, set of something) has functions as far as its own possibilities, and there must be one or several functions can't be decided whether it can be functioned or not. Now, we are going to see the consequences that has relation to this understanding:- If the system can make one or several functions to be functioned, then it's because one or several functions are part of the system. - If the system can't make one or several functions to be functioned, then it's because there is an obstacle from something else outside this system, - If the system can't make decision (undecideable) whether a function can be functioned or not, then it means that the function is out of reach of the system. It asserts that undecideable function (whether it can be functioned or not) is coming from outside of the system. Otherwise, it must be property of the system and there are only two possibilities as: it must (not) be able to be functioned as far as possibilities of the system. - Meaning, if there is no obstacle from outside the system, then the functions of the system must be able to be functioned properly as far as possibilities of the system itself. But, if, one or several functions of the system can't be functioned and there is no obstacle from outside the system, then functions are out of reach of the system, in the sense that functions are not part of the system (owned by outsider, 2nd system, etc). In this case, we can assert that the system is consistent, in the sense that all functions can be functioned by the system but the system has inability to make functions from outside the system to be functioned (validated). Which means, consistent on its own environment. Now, where is "the incompleteness" in this case? It's there, when we are answering by stating that, "we need second system that has relation to undecideable functions (which can't be decided whether it can be functioned or not, by the first system), to make undecideable functions to be functioned, and it can be done, BUT THEN we can judge that the first system is incomplete (since the first system needs the second system to deal with related undecideable functions) CONCLUSIONS- It means that, if the system can decide whether its functions can be functioned or not, then the system is consistent but incomplete. Or IOW, the system can only make functions to be activated as long as functions are owned by related system. Meaning the system can't transcend beyond capabilities of the system itself to validate functions that are placed (related to the) outside the (first) system (which must be related to the second system), otherwise it against axiom 1. - Or, if the system to be considered as the system that can provide completeness, then there is no consistency for the system, in the sense that the system can't activate functions from all of available system (functions that are placed - within another 2nd system, 3rd, etc). QUICK SUMMARIES: - The system is consistent because it can validate as far as it deals with its own possibilities, but incomplete because the system needs help from another system to solve problem which doesn't covered by the first system. - The system is complete because it can validate as far as it deals with its own possibilities, but inconsistent because the system can't validate another out of reach functions ( this can be understood, if in the beginning, there is hope to force the system to validate all kind of functions, which is impossible, in the sense that all kind of functions are segmented and related to the specific system, in the sense that set of axioms can only validate specific functions). I am free not because I have choices, but I am free because I rely on God with quality assured! |

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11/30/2012 12:13:43 PM Posted: 3 years ago Consider that possible behavior of natural numbers are as wide as all kind of functions. In the sense, that all kind of functions can be represented by all kind of behavior of natural numbers.Further, we consider that there is system which is complete. It's complete because just by using this system (set of axiom), we can validate all kind of functions (all kind of behavior of natural numbers). But it's impossible for the system to validate all kind of behavior of natural numbers, since the system has limitation just to handle several behavior of natural numbers. That, all kind of behavior of natural numbers can only be validated by involving not just one system, but there must be more than one systems to be involved. In the sense that, all kind of behavior of natural numbers are segmented to be specifically related to more than one systems. Meaning, that all kind of behaviour of natural numbers are to broad to be handled (validated) by just one system: - The system can only validate for several of all kind of behaviour of natural numbers that specifically for the system and maintain its CONSISTENCY (since there is relation in between the system and specific of several kind of behaviour of natural numbers). But the system can be judged as INCOMPLETE system, since the system can't cover for all kind of behaviour of natural numbers. - Or the system can be judged as COMPLETE system, only if the system to be considered as the system that can validate on its own territory (on its own relevances, for specific of several kind of behaviour of natural numbers). But the system can be judged as INCONSISTENT, IF, we make comparison in between limited abilities of the system with our hope to put the system having abilities to to covers something outside capabilities of the system itself. IOW, Our hope is proven to be wrong, because our hope is inconsistent with reality. Validate consistency of the system:Since, functions are part of existence (system), but functions are not an existence (system). Therefore validating can be provided as far as to validate functions itself. It's because functions are not existence. Otherwise (functions can validate existence), it against axiom 1 = something (functions) can't transcend (without additional assertions) beyond functions (existence) itself. - If we want to validate the consistency of the system (existence), we can't use functions of the system. To validate the system, we must consider that the system actually is functions of another system. Therefore we can only validate the first system by using the second system to validate the first system, through the second system by activating the functions of the second system to make specific validation which is the first system itself. - Meaning, if we want to validate the first system, we need higher system (the second system) which the first system is the function of the second system. - In a short, we have limitation, including all closed (limited) system. And these limitation can't be directed to validate all possibilities. We need system (help) more than as currently available to validate more than currently hoped (needed). IOW, if we consider there is system that has ability to provide validation, bigger and bigger, again and again, then there must be additional help (systems) to support the first system, to handle larger areas of problems. At this point, we may consider this understanding is valid. But an exceptional must be asserted if we expand this understanding to make several assertions: - Since the system can't provide consistency and completeness, then the problem arise. That, we can't provide such consistent and complete validations. But actually it's an affirmation that is too broad beyond as it should be. - The truth is that inability to provide consistency and completeness, it's because we are involving our hopes which somehow an unapplied (irrelevant) hope. But if we put our hope correctly as it should be, then yes, we can provide consistent and complete validations, in the sense that the system must be directed for the purposes relevantly. Godel Incompleteness Theorem must not be broadly accepted as an assertion to discourage our valid judgement. It's too broad applied improperly. Godel Incompleteness Theorem has no relation to inconsistency and incompleteness in a way that it can discourage our valid judgement. It's just a reminder for us to act relevantly, and once we do it (relevantly) then there is nothing to worry about whether we can provide consistent and complete validation.AGAIN, from wherever we are unpacking Godel Incompleteness Theorem, eventually there is no way for Godel Incompleteness Theorem to invalidate our valid judgement, in the sense that we still have ability to provide consistent and complete validation. By act properly as it should be as far as within our own possibilities or, by putting thing to be functioned as it should be as far as within possibilities of something itself. In a short, intuitively speaking: hope relevantly, act properly, because it's relevant, it's properly as it should be. And therefore, it's possible.I am free not because I have choices, but I am free because I rely on God with quality assured! |

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11/30/2012 3:00:05 PM Posted: 3 years ago At 11/5/2012 12:06:36 AM, Seremonia wrote: If he is lying, then he is not telling the truth. If H implies both Ac (he is telling the truth) ~Ac (he is not telling the truth) then there's a contradiction according to Aristotle's law of non-contradiction. |

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11/30/2012 9:04:17 PM Posted: 3 years ago Hi Enji,
Yes you are right, but it happens because we can not get out of semantically problem. Whether we use the same symbols and split it into an opposite one to another ("i am eating and i am not eating, something and not something, i did something and i didn't do something, etc), but it doesn't have to be considered as paradox or contradiction or any kind of ambiguous (in any possible means). It's because terms within an opposite statement has different degree of actualization, where it can't be captured by common reasoning as you already asserted. A proposition was constructed by nodes, words (which must be related to the functions), and a function was constructed by different level of node (which may be another functions). Dependency means, there is continuation from one function to another function. From one function (node) to another function (node) must have priority order.By putting nodes within proposition at the correct priority order, then we can make clear distinction whether there is contradiction or not. In this case, even if H implies both Ac (he is telling the truth) ~Ac (he is not telling the truth), but it's not contradiction, since one to another is located at different placement (at different priority order). And different placement gives us assertion that there is difference in between both. And in this case, H -> Ac (he is telling the truth) IS THE CAUSE for another "he is not telling the truth" (H -> Ev), since both (H-> Ac) & (H -> Ev) are located at different placement and at the same direction "H" (c1)->(cd1)->"Ac" (cd2)-> "Ev" (cd3), which indicates there is no contradiction in between both. By doing this, it helps us much to stay away for being trapped by playing semantically (without being realized by ourselves). And it will make us not to judge easily and this will give us a little bit more patience to see what kind of the relation in between both. Meaning, (he is not telling the truth, he is lying) is part of (he is telling the truth, he is not lying), in the sense, that the truth is "as it is" including "he is lying" as member of the truth. Please, you may refer to this for better understanding on this case http://debate.org... I am free not because I have choices, but I am free because I rely on God with quality assured! |

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11/30/2012 10:37:08 PM Posted: 3 years ago The Fool: it is false, because he is using a logical criteria to make the call of whether or not it is incomplete or complete. Secondly it's also based on first and second order classical,, which is false as a complete system if it is left as IS. Or should I say, as it was left. This reminds me of a time when I was in space" The star that I was closest to spoke to me. It said "those who cannot think for themselves are forever trapped with in the errors of others." As a matter fact, I am pretty sure I was high at the time, but that's the word from the hill, take it for what it's worth.
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11/30/2012 10:58:03 PM Posted: 3 years ago At 11/30/2012 9:04:17 PM, Seremonia wrote: Let me get this right (note, I'm using the arrow as "implies" rather than "depends on"). The liar makes a claim. H (the liar) -> T (telling something) T depends on H The claim the liar makes is "I am lying." T (telling something) -> Ac (telling a lie) (you have Ac as telling the truth, if the claim the liar makes is "I am lying" then shouldn't telling a lie be first; If H implies T and T is the truth, then T does not imply telling a lie) Ac depends on T If the claim is a lie, then the statement "I am lying" is false; the liar is telling the truth. Ac (telling a lie) -> Ev (telling the truth) Ev depends on Ac H (the liar) -> Ac (telling a lie) H (the liar) -> Ev (telling the truth) Although the claim implies both telling a lie and telling the truth which is a contradiction, since the claim being the truth depends on the claim being a lie there is no contradiction? However, really this is just asserting that the contradiction that the claim being a lie implies the claim being the truth (with the extra step of the liar is making a claim) and thus the claim being the truth depends on the claim being a lie and therefor it's not contradictory, but since the claim being a lie does not imply the claim being the truth, the claim being the truth is not dependent on the claim being a lie, and so this doesn't change anything. |

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12/1/2012 12:24:05 AM Posted: 3 years ago I am focusing on this:
Ac (telling a lie) -> Ev (telling the truth) Which one is the first, "telling a lie" or "telling the truth"? If "telling a lie" is the first, then "telling the truth" is at the second order. Now consider this (that's why i am using the term "dependency"): - If "there is no telling a lie", will "telling the truth" still exist? Yes, in the sense that we can say anything and it's the same as telling the truth, but not vice versa (in the sense that, if there is no "telling the truth", then there will be no "telling a lie"). Meaning, "telling a lie" dependent upon "telling the truth". Therefore "telling the truth" is at the first order ("telling the truth" -> "telling a lie"). -Or, we can twist it: If "there is no telling the truth", will "telling a lie" still exist? If yes ("telling a lie") is still exist then "telling the truth" dependent upon "telling a lie". Therefore "telling a lie" is at the first order ("telling a lie" -> "telling the truth") Ac (telling a lie) -> Ev (telling the truth) - In the sense that, "telling a lie" is the cause for "telling the truth". - Ac is the cause for -> Ev - Further, H is the cause for -> Ac, and Ac is the cause for Ev - H -> Ac -> Ev = there is no contradiction here, there is only different placement at the same direction. Consider this, H (the liar) -> Ev (telling the truth) - It can be unpacked as like this: To get to -> Ev, we must start from H -> then Ac and finally we visit -> Ev. Why? -Because stating H -> Ev doesn't mean we can skip the "Ac". IOW, IF WE ZOOM the relation in between H -> eV, we will find "Ac" in between both. This formation: H (the liar) -> Ac (telling a lie) - It can be replaced identically with: Ac <- H -> Ev, which it can be considered as having contradiction or not (depends on what "Ac" and "Ev" is). If both "Ac" and "Ev" is different quality which doesn't contradict each other then there will be no contradiction, unless vice versa. But since we agree that: Ac (telling a lie) -> Ev (telling the truth) - then H -> Ac & H -> Ev must be considered as "H -> Ac -> Ev", and therefore there is no contradiction in between "Ac" & "Ev" and there is no contradiction in between "H -> Ac" & "H -> Ev". Both are at the same line. Whatever we choose for something to be placed on the first order, but as long as we place it with consistency, then whether the symbols are interchanged or not, but the essence asserts there is no contradiction in this case.I am free not because I have choices, but I am free because I rely on God with quality assured! |

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12/1/2012 1:05:13 AM Posted: 3 years ago @The_Fool_on_the_hill
Do not forget to water the plants in the hill, coz i will take it for what it's worth. Thanks I am free not because I have choices, but I am free because I rely on God with quality assured! |

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12/1/2012 1:43:33 AM Posted: 3 years ago I am going refresh myself on this logic / propositional priority thing because evidently I don't understand it well enough to see how this is disproving a contradiction (although it appears that the others who've posted in this thread criticize your use of it). Can't you also conclude that Ac depends on Ev by continuing the syllogism?
In the meantime, can you explain why the syllogism P -> ~P (if P then not P) is not contradictory (or is it)? |

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12/1/2012 2:17:11 AM Posted: 3 years ago At 12/1/2012 1:43:33 AM, Enji wrote: Hi, I still don't get it: Can't you also conclude that Ac depends on Ev by continuing the syllogism? To where, i must relate these "Ac" & "Ev"? "Ac" = consequences of "telling the truth" or "telling a lie"? And continuing syllogism, at where? In the meantime, can you explain why the syllogism P -> ~P (if P then not P) is not contradictory (or is it)? There is no an example of P -> ~P in my explanation, because i am using this symbol ~ as typical of "proposition dependency". And i don't know how to relate this question to this case. Can you elaborate a little bit for me? Thanks I am free not because I have choices, but I am free because I rely on God with quality assured! |

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12/3/2012 4:30:31 AM Posted: 3 years ago Proposition must be able to be related to reality, in the sense that it's possible to be found on reality. Meaning, if we want to conclude new proposition, AT LEAST conclusion must be relied on proposition that has relation with reality. Otherwise, we are dealing with nonsense in any level (undecideable premises), rather than finding new possibility (conclusion).
It doesn't mean that premises must be represented with reality exactly as it is (events, etc), but a proposition must be considered logically possible, otherwise it's logically impossible, which means improper premises. Therefore proposition must be constructed as proposition dependency. Proposition DependencyTruth 1: A proposition is constructed to understand realities, therefore nodes of a proposition must assert existence. Truth 2: An existence lives because it's functionality, therefore nodes of a proposition are exist as functions. Truth 3: For anything that exist has functionality in between two possibilities, which are dependence to something else or not dependence to something else. Truth 4: A proposition is nodes of causal functions (possibilities) with continuity of dependency to a specific direction, or it's not a proposition. Truth 5: Undecideable node of proposition to be related to functions (possibilities) must be excluded or it must be neglected. Truth 6: A proposition must have coherent connection which it can be formed with one directional of dependency. Therefore if there are more than one directions of dependency then those assert there are more than two propositions. Truth 7: There is no complete proposition with dependencies as much as everything, but there is only relative proposition that asserts limited or specific dependency. Propisition dependency can be implemented by using an understanding that has relation with "dependency" itself. Dependency has two possibilities: 1. Dependent (y) upon something (X) or caused by something. This can be symbolized with "x <- y" 2. Not dependent upon something or it's the cause (x) for something (y). This can be symbolized with "x -> y". The problem is that we don't know how to relate one to another. Actually we can use any kind of rules to make relation, but it must be done with consistency. We need to know for how far we can make relation within proposition: If one of these characteristics is fulfilled then we may consider there is connection one to another: 1. Something (x) causes something else (y). It means: "x -> y"(CAUSE FOR). 2. Something (x) is followed by something else (y). It means: "x - > y" (FOLLOWED BY) 3. Something (x) must be the first order before something else (y). It means: "x - > y" (PERCEIVED AT ORDER) 4. Something (x) is working on something else (y). It means: "x -> y" (ATTEMPT TO) 5. Something (x) is within something else (y) OR something (x) is function of something else (y). It means: "x <- y" (PERCEIVED WITHIN) 6. The dissapearance of something (x) doesn't cause dissapearance of something else (y), but the dissapearance of something else (y) causes the dissapearance of something (x). It means: "x <- y" (PERCEIVE DEPENDENCY If one of these characteristics is fulfilled then we may consider there is no connection one to another: 7. Stop (x) doing something (y). It means: "x" | "y" (NO CONNECTION TO) 8. This (x) is not that (y). It means: "x" | "y" (DIFFERENT TO) 9. This (x) and that (y) with no clear relation in between both. It means: "x" | "y" (UNDECIDEABLE) Two propositions: 10. If somehow there is no coherency for direction of dependency within a proposition, then it must be considered as there are two propositions rather than only a proposition. Meaning a proposition must be splitted into two propositions. It means: "x -> y <- z" = "x -> y" & "z -> y" (SPLIT INTO) RELATIVELYWe can have our own rules to relate one to another nodes of proposition, but it must be applied to all nodes within proposition with consistency. Possible Formation for Proposition Dependency (Possible Formation for Conditional Syllogism)If P -> Q; If "Hungry" then "eat rice" If Q -> R; If "eat rice" then "drink" * If P -> (then - under this circumstance - probably through Q then) R * If Hungry -> (then - under this circumstance - probably after eat rice then) drink OR, If P -> Q; If "1+1+1+1" then "someone is saying loud about number 4" If Q -> R; If "someone is saying loud about number 4" then "there are four of something" * If P -> (then - under this circumstance - probably, eventually there will be) R * If "1+1+1+1" <-> (then - under this circumstance - probably, eventually there will be) "four of something" 1. P(CAUSE FOR) -> Q(CAUSE FOR) -> R(CAUSED BY), then P(CAUSE FOR) -> R(CAUSED BY); P -> Q -> R, P -> R 2. P(CAUSE FOR) -> Q(FOLLOWED BY) -> R(BY FOLLOWING), then P(CAUSE FOR) -> R(BY FOLLOWING); P -> Q -> R, P -> R 3. P(CAUSE FOR) -> Q(PERCEIVED AT 2N ORDER) -> R(AFTER PREVIOUS), then P(CAUSE FOR) -> R(AFTER PREVIOUS); P -> Q -> R, P -> R 4. P(CAUSE FOR) -> Q(ATTEMPT TO) -> R(ATTEMPTED BY), then P(CAUSE FOR) -> R(ATTEMPTED BY); P -> Q -> R, P -> R 5.a. P(PERCEIVED WITHIN) <- Q(CAUSE FOR or ATTEMPT TO or FOLLOWED BY or PERCEIVE AT 2N ORDER) -> R(CAUSED BY or ATTEMPTED BY or etc), then Q(CAUSE FOR or ATTEMPT TO or FOLLOWED BY or PERCEIVE AT 2N ORDER) -> R(CAUSED BY or ATTEMPTED BY or etc); P <- Q -> R, Q -> R 5.b. Q(CAUSE FOR or ATTEMPT TO or FOLLOWED BY or PERCEIVE AT 2N ORDER) -> P(PERCEIVED WITHIN) & (CAUSE FOR) -> R(CAUSED BY or ATTEMPTED BY or etc), then Q(CAUSE FOR or ATTEMPT TO or FOLLOWED BY or PERCEIVE AT 2N ORDER) -> R(CAUSED BY or ATTEMPTED BY or etc); P <- Q; P -> R = Q -> P; P -> R, Q -> R 6. P(PERCEIVED WITHIN) <- Q(CAUSE FOR or ATTEMPT TO or FOLLOWED BY or PERCEIVE AT 2N ORDER) -> R(CAUSED BY or ATTEMPTED BY or etc), then Q(CAUSE FOR or ATTEMPT TO or FOLLOWED BY or PERCEIVE AT 2N ORDER) -> R(CAUSED BY or ATTEMPTED BY or etc); P <- Q -> R, Q -> R 7. P(CAUSE FOR or ATTEMPT TO or FOLLOWED BY or PERCEIVE AT 1ST ORDER) -> Q(NO CONNECTION TO) | R(BEING STOPPED BY), then P(CAUSE FOR or ATTEMPT TO or FOLLOWED BY or PERCEIVE AT 1ST ORDER) | R(BEING STOPPED BY) 8. P(CAUSE FOR or ATTEMPT TO or FOLLOWED BY or PERCEIVE AT 1ST ORDER) -> Q(DIFFERENT TO) | R(IT'S NOT), then P(CAUSE FOR or ATTEMPT TO or FOLLOWED BY or PERCEIVE AT 1ST ORDER) | R(IT'S NOT) 9. P(CAUSE FOR or ATTEMPT TO or FOLLOWED BY or PERCEIVE AT 1ST ORDER) -> Q(UNDECIDEABLE) | R(HAS NO RELATION), then P(CAUSE FOR or ATTEMPT TO or FOLLOWED BY or PERCEIVE AT 1ST ORDER) | R(HAS NO RELATION) CONTRADICTIONActually there is no contradiction here, but there is only "connected" and "disconnected". THERE IS NO CONTRADICTION WITHIN P -> Q -> R. And there is no contradiction in between "P -> Q" & "P -> R" because "P", "Q" & "R" are coherent. MAIN PURPOSEProposition dependency doesn't find contradiction, since there is no contradiction here. It's to make us easier to explore our reasoning to check for how far the connection can be found within proposition. It's like electrical tool to check whether there is connection or not to the specific area on electrical matters. Further, it can be used to place proposition within syllogism properly, since the limitation (coherency) in between proposition can be placed properly. It can be used to make clear segmentation within proposition (if there is). It will make us easy to detect whether in between propositions can be paired properly. I am free not because I have choices, but I am free because I rely on God with quality assured! |

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12/3/2012 4:30:44 AM Posted: 3 years ago P -> ~P. It's not contradiction, since P causes other than P, ~P may be replaced with other than P, P -> A or B or etc. In proposition dependency P -> ~P asserts that "If there is P then it has no relation with P = P | P. Or if P(Proposition) -> ~Pr(Unprovable) = if there is P (proposition) then it has no relation with ~Pr (provable) = P | Pr.
- Unprovable proposition is provable can be understood based on proposition dependency as "(If there are some propositions that has no relation with provable, then, those are provable) = (If there are some propositions that has no relation with provable, then, those proposition has relation with provable)"; { several(cd1 - proposition) | (c1 - provable) <-> (c1 - provable)} - (If there are some propositions that has relation with provable, then, those are unprovable) = (If there are some propositions that has relation with provable, then, those proposition has no relation with provable)"; {(c1 - provable) -> several(cd1 - proposition) | (c1 - provable)} - If we try to understand these propositions "(If there are some propositions that has no relation with provable, then, those are provable) OR (If there are some propositions that has relation with provable, then, those proposition are unprovable)", then there is contradiction. But according to proposition dependency, there is only disconnection and there is no opposite which contradict each other. Further: If G is provable or not:- And If G (proposition that has possibility to be unproved") is true ("G" IS PROVABLE BY THE SYSTEM), then ("the possibility to be unproved is actualized to be proved") = INCONSISTENT because it against axiom {It means, according to this understanding, then there is inconsistency, but later it could be understood as there is no inconsistency because of different situation, different context, after it was associated with the possibility in reality, than as expressed by this}- And If G (proposition that has possibility to be unproved") is false (THE SYSTEM FAIL TO PROVE "G"), then ("the possibility to be unproved is actualized to be unproved") = CONSISTENT because it doesn't against axiom, but it's incomplete because THE SYSTEM FAIL TO PROVE "G" (there is proposition "G" with possibility to be unproved, which can't be proved by the system) {It means, according to this understanding, then there is incompleteness, but later it could be understood as there is no incompleteness because of different situation, different context, after it was associated with the possibility in reality, than as expressed by this}The point is from wherever we discuss about Godel Incompleteness Theorem, it has no relation with inconsistency and incompleteness that can invalidate our valid judgement (consistent & complete).I am free not because I have choices, but I am free because I rely on God with quality assured! |

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12/3/2012 8:05:06 AM Posted: 3 years ago Typo correction
At 12/3/2012 4:30:31 AM, Seremonia wrote:Edited: * If "1+1+1+1" -> (then - under this circumstance - probably, eventually there will be) "four of something"I am free not because I have choices, but I am free because I rely on God with quality assured! |