Re: Jaron Lanier Got Up My Shnoz on AI

From: John Clark (
Date: Sat Jan 19 2002 - 22:42:43 MST

Colin Hales <> Wrote:

>I have two dictionaries with inconsistent, circularly defined words.

Inconsistent is deplorable but circular is inevitable. All definitions in a
dictionary are made of words, those words also have definitions in
that same book, there is a finite number of definitions in the book so
all definitions in a dictionary must be circular.

           John K Clark

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