4It is true that Scorpios tend to be luckier than Libras

According to what we said about the word 'true' at the beginning of this chapter, (3) and (4) are necessarily equivalent: it is impossible for one of them to be true and the other false. That is why we can always register our agreement with a claim simply by saying, 'that's true'. And that, we might say, is the point of having the word 'true': that is how the word is used. However, according to the version of the myth we are considering, if Julie asserts (4), then she would be speaking more accurately if she were to say 'It is true for me that Scorpios tend to be luckier than Libras'. Thus, as we ourselves would express it, what she says by means of (4), according to the myth, is really:

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