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RSS Facts - References to a Standard Scale

As I said, the Materialist Wise Man's truth, facts, come in two flavors, RSS facts (References to a Standard Scale) and ODE facts (Observed Definite Events).

RSS facts are any measurement which refers to a standard scale, e.g. size twelve shoes, a 34 inch waist, a 20 kilometer race, a 4 minute mile.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Materialist Wis Man's Truth - Facts

The Forest Metaphor

Facts are like soil.

Thus RSSs (references to a standard scale) are like the nutrients in the soil.

And ODEs (observations of definite events) are like decaying real world matter which combines with these nutrients to make fertile soil.

[click on the forest drawing to see the other truths]

 

 

 

 

Where RSS Facts come from

 

 

 

 

 

 

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