[FOM] Medieval debate on the universal proposition

John McCarthy jmc at cs.Stanford.EDU
Sat Aug 18 16:06:28 EDT 2007

Benjamin Franklin wrote while in England,

"The grand leap of the whale up the Falls of Niagara is accounted, by
all who have seen it, one of the finest spectacles of Nature."

I suppose he considered himself not to be lying if no-one has seen it.

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