[lit-ideas] Re: Understanding Why The Compressor Shorted To Ground

>>Understanding requires something more then mere 'hearsay'.

Otherwise you get the classical paradox of the knower.

I know that "the compressor shorted to ground" is false.

Yet because I know "the compressor shorted to ground" is false, the statement, "I know that 'the compressor shorted to ground' is false" is itself a true statement.

It can be both true and false because the "truth value" of the statement, "I know that "the compressor shorted to ground" is false" is not itself grounded in truth, but only in hearsay.

Or maybe I don't understand? Or is this like the pilot who was electrocuted mid-air because he wasn't grounded?

Not-self to other self,
Logical Tyro, Jr.


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