same-species fallacy

(suggested new terminology) (synonym: culmination-type fallacy) - the false belief that those performing the culmination of an activity of members of a given species must themselves also belong to that species. The simplest counterexample is that the sequence of positive integers converges to infinity, but infinity is not a number. Another counterexample is the fact … Continue reading same-species fallacy

deformation parameters

I can’t find an explicit definition, but by the usage of the term ‘deformation parameter’, for example in the Wikipedia article on ‘classical limit’, it seems to mean ‘a parameter connecting the new system with the old system’. keywords: [Physics] [connections]


Any member of the grievance population who hasn’t learned Esperanto is in the ironic position of imposing a grievance on others, namely, forcing them to speak your ethnic language.