(urth) Severian's memory

John Watkins john.watkins04 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 26 05:49:15 PDT 2009

Well, it's definitely an unstated and unsupported premise.  I'm not sure
that it counts as question-begging.  Many people do know that they forget

On Sat, Jul 25, 2009 at 10:09 PM, James Wynn <crushtv at gmail.com> wrote:

>  The narrator seeks to recall the incident and does so, but the effort
>> produces a false positive that is duly recorded. This isn't a logical flaw,
>> but one of woefully subjective methodology.
> The logical flaw is his argument "I do not forget." which is based
> (presumably) on a specific unsupported premise: "I would know if I had
> forgotten something." This is the logical flaw defined as Begging The
> Question.
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