Viva El Presidente!
November 15, 2000 11:02 AM   Subscribe

Viva El Presidente! I wanted to install myself as El Presidente in a bloody coup. Guess i'm too late.
posted by jbelshaw (2 comments total)
When Godel (the famous mathematician/logician) was applying for US citizenship he studied the US Consistution with the same zeal he applied to his work. He finally worked out that the constitution was logically consistent with a dictatorship and told Einstein, who suggested he didn't raise that point at the interview...

posted by andrew cooke at 12:55 AM on November 16, 2000

You have to know what definition he was using for a dictatorship for that statement to have any meaning. Unless we define terms and accept some axioms(as Godel would agree) all statements are meaningless.
posted by dcodea at 1:59 AM on November 16, 2000

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