Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Deep Thoughts XXII

The inevitable never fails to arrive.

4 comments:

Alexander R Pruss said...

And, perhaps not coincidentally, classes are starting next week. :-)

Josh said...

What if the inevitable arrives after an infinite amount of time?

Matthew said...

And, perhaps not coincidentally, classes are starting next week. :-)

Grrr.

Alexander R Pruss said...

Josh:

I've wondered whether it is possible to have a life that is longer than forever. Imagine embedding our time sequence in a larger, non-Archimedean one... I think my claim is still tautologous as long as one holds fixed to one temporal sense of "inevitable" and of "arrives".