Beliefs, Models, Analogies

Man's Quest for Understanding of the Meaning of Existence is an Attempt at Formalization

"If we have dwelled on Godel's work at some length, is it because we see it in the mathematical analogy of what we would call the the ultimate paradox of man's existence. Man is ultimately subject and object of his quest. While the question whether the mind can be considered to be anything life a formalized system, as defined in the preceeding paragraph, is probably unanswerable, his quest for an understanding of the meaning of his existence is an attempt at formalization.