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Brie Stark's picture

I would argue that, while

I would argue that, while Paul did in fact give us the instructions the computer was programmed to complete, it wasn't the "truth" that we were meant to find.  I think that the creation of a story around facts (which is what I would call the computer's instructions to the ant) can create many "truths."  While it was true that the ant was moving forward and turning the squares a different color, then subsequently turning a certain number of degrees, the ant could also plausibly have been considered to have been turning clockwise or counterclockwise.  Do you see how one person could interpret it a different way?  I don't disagree with you at all that the "fact" that the computer had instructions should be disregarded, but I think several "truths" (in terms of context) are applicable, too.

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