Date sent: Wed, 12 May 1999 12:27:01 -0700 From: KMO <firstname.lastname@example.org> Organization: C-Realm To: email@example.com Subject: Re: virus: maxims and ground rules Send reply to: firstname.lastname@example.org
> psypher wrote:
> > All statements of truth are embedded in a particular frame of
> > reference.
> > Alteration of the frame of reference imposes change on the meaning of
> > the truth statement.
> What's another way of saying, "imposes change on the meaning of the truth
> statement?" I think the intent of the maxim as originally formulated was
> to undermine the idea of truth that is not dependent on a particular
> model, agenda, context, what-have-you. Does your proposed formulation
> preserve that? That's not a rhetorical question. I really can't tell.
What about "Truth is a chameleon, assuming coloration complementary to its context"?