Yes, I accept it is valid.
No, I think it is not valid.
I don't know.
The argument doesn't make sense.
This is a discussion on The Monkey argument: Valid? not valid? within the Member Polls forums, part of the Personality Type Forums category; Originally Posted by Thunal33 I think the squid argument is harder because of the contradictory premises. And how confident are ...
Clearly obviously invalid, Joe could be either a monkey or a squid.
Joe could be a monkey or a squid. Argument not valid.
However, there's something more to this that hurts my brain. I think it's the limitations on which Joe could or couldn't be. Clearly, the postulates do not cover every state of being. But then, the point of this exercise isn't to criticise the postulates, so just never even mind it. lol