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  1. pzkpfw gave you the correct answer! ab ba 1*2=2 permutations abc acb bac bca cab cba 1*2*3=6 permutauins see the trend?
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  2. Doctordick

    Understanding Reality

    What you did was demonstrate that you totally failed to comprehend what I was trying to express. We both agree that language is absolutely necessary to any discussion of any subject. Your position (and that of Wittgenstein's) is to proceed under the presumption that you understand a known language. What you totally fail to comprehend is that the first step (of avoiding all presumptions) is to find a way of avoiding that presumption. I googled Wittgenstein and found not a mention of that issue. In fact, I have never met a person who has not made many presumptions as to what is meant b
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  3. I confess to twisting the title, yes. And I did it deliberately because of things I'd read earlier about whether or not you can. Einstein is alleged to have said (in my words) "well, you can but you'd have a hard time getting back'. And that is covered in this article. - Well covered. Shall we not disparage what helps the less-educated understand? :-)
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