Over at The Skeptical Zone Elizabeth Liddle writes:
Barry Arrington [says] A=A is infallibly, necessarily true. What does this claim even mean? . . . Is his claim even coherent?
Really folks. You can’t make this up. She wrote that. If I made this stuff up someone would accuse me of lying. But she really wrote that.
Fortunately, not everyone at The Skeptical Zone is a complete idiot. Kantian Naturalist replies:
It means that every object is necessarily identical with itself. Which is true, and in a certain sense of “self-evident”, self-evidently true.
Why do they kick against the goads with such vehemence? Not only do they make fools of themselves, they seem eager to do so. It really does beggar belief.