What do you think about the following statements about statements.

      Means means "means the same thing as."

      For example, if I say "A means B," then when I say A, I mean B.

      "It is true..."  means "Maybe it's false."
      "It is false..." means "Maybe it's true."

      "I am certain..."   means "But maybe I am wrong."
      "I am uncertain..." means "But maybe I am sure."

      "I am certain..." means "I think I am certain but I might be
wrong and not know it."

      "I am uncertain..." means "I think I am uncertain but I might be
wrong and actualy be certain and not know it."

      "I exist..."       means "Maybe I don't exist."
      "I don't exist..." means "Maybe I do exist."

      "I know..."       means "Maybe I am wrong."
      "I don't know..." means "Maybe I do know I don't know that I know."

      "I am certain I can't be certain of anything."

      "I doubt everything, and I doubt that I doubt.  At least
I am being consistent."

      Is consistency of doubt better o rmore useful than perfect certainty?
      Are you certain?

      "I am uncertain if I am uncertain or not."

      "Doubting the existence of uncertainty may or may not
prove that uncertainty exists."

      "Could a nothing wonder whether it was a something or a nothing?"

      "Does anything exist at all?"

      "Does to exist mean the same thing as to not exist?"
      Are you sure?

      If all certainties can be wrong, then there can be no certainties.
      Are you certain?

      Does "I exist..." mean "Maybe I just think I exist but really
don't exist."

      "Maybe I am someone else's hallucination."

      "If the world is a virtual dream, maybe I am just a virtual dreamer
rather than an actual dreamer dreaming a virtual world."


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