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17 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 23 September 2008 06:02AM

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Comment author: Zubon 23 September 2008 07:02:47PM 2 points [-]

I took "meaning" in the sense that Lara Foster and Valter are discussing to be an example of the mind projection fallacy. As Lara says, "meaningful to x" is coherent, but just "meaningful" is like "taller" without "taller than x."

See also St. Anselm's ontological argument, which assumes that "to be conceived of" is a property of the thing being conceived.