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Re: [ontac-forum] Re: The world may fundamentally be inexplicable

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From: "Smith, Barry" <phismith@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2006 16:14:05 +0100
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>John Sowa says:
>Unfortunately, some of the most vocal people who subscribe
>to this list believe in the mantra
>    *There shall be one ontology to rule them all.*
>And they keep talking and acting as if all systems based
>on other ontologies or no explicit ontology at all will
>wither and die as soon as they slip that one true ontology
>onto their little fingers.    (01)

Is there anyone on this list who does indeed subscribe to this 
mantra, or to the withering and dying thesis?    (02)

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