Re: Proof/insistance of multiverse/plenitude?

From: Hal Ruhl <>
Date: Fri, 12 May 2000 22:44:29 -0400

I agree with Russell. In my case my basis for belief in the Plenitude is
as an aspect of the incompleteness of formal logic systems.

While I am currently revising my thesis presentation so that Russell and
others can more easily understand what I am trying to say, my strong
belief is based on my rather completely unexpected arrival at the existence
of the Plenitude [what I called the superverse] from the starting point of
research in the dynamics of sociolegal systems.

If my logic along this path is good then I find discussion of the Plenitude
essential to the entire scope of human endeavor.

My resulting position into which I am currently forced by my model is that
if the idea of the Plenitude [superverse] is found non viable then the
entire range of our logic is suspect.


>The simplest answer to this question is that this email list is
>dedicated to discussing this idea (of the plenitude). If we wanted to
>discuss the politics of desexing cats, we'd be involved in a different
>email group.
>There is currently no proof/evidence either for or against this
>idea. Its attraction is one of its compelling explanatory power. By
>discussing the consequences of this and related ideas, we might
>stumble across a logical contradiction in it, or even a means of
>testing it.
>Therefore, you are welcome to present compelling arguments against
>this idea - we don't treat it as unassailable dogma.
> Cheers
>Scott D. Yelich wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > First, let me state that I am not a scientist that deals
> > with this stuff -- so please forgive me if I seem
> > naive or non-technical... but I have a question:
> >
> > Why are some people so adament about a "plenitude" or
> > a "multiverse" ... what proof is there that is so
> > convincing that the defenders of this faith are
> > unwilling to discuss anything else?
> >
> > Scott
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>Dr. Russell Standish Director
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Received on Fri May 12 2000 - 19:40:34 PDT

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