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In the 1930s, Austrian mathematician Godel proved a
theorem which became the "Godel theorem" in cognition
theory. It states that any formalized 'logical' system
in principle cannot be complete in itself. It means
that a statement can always be found that can be
neither disproved nor proved using...
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Best answer: In the 1930s, Austrian mathematician Godel proved a
theorem which became the "Godel theorem" in cognition
theory. It states that any formalized 'logical' system
in principle cannot be complete in itself. It means
that a statement can always be found that can be
neither disproved nor proved using the means of that
particular system. To discuss about such a statement,
one must go beyond that very logic system; otherwise
nothing but a vicious circle will result. Psychologist
say that any experience is contingent - it's opposite
is logically possible and hence should not be treated
as contradictory.
Flaws in Reasoning and Arguments: Black and White Thinking
http://atheism.about.com/od/logicalflawsinreasoning/a/blackwhite.htm
"Goedel's results are the crucial evidence that stable self-contained
systems of reasoning cannot be perfect (just because they are stable and
self-contained). Such systems are either very restricted in power (i.e.
they cannot express the notion of natural numbers with induction
principle), or they are powerful, yet then they lead inevitably either
to contradictions, or to undecidable propositions".
http://www.ltn.lv/~podnieks/gt.html
Kurt Goedel's Theorems prove that in any reasoned (axiomized) system of
even modest complexity, there are certain statements and conclusions
that are true but unprovable within that system. "Listening to reason"
within a system would then prejudice one's self to the truth that is not
proven, hence, "being lost" to the more complete truth.
https://socraticsociety.wordpress.com/2009/03/24/there-are-no-absolute-truths/
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Absolute_(philosophy)
The Limitations of Scientific Truth
http://www.creationstudies.org/operationsalt/limitations-of-science.html
http://www.cod.edu/people/faculty/fancher/Limits.htm
http://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2011/03/08/the-limitations-of-science/
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