The Nomic Of Many Intricate Creations
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View rule 375

375/1: Tabula Rasa - Accepted

If two or more mutable rules conflict with one another, or if two or more immutable rules conflict with one another, then the rule with the lowest ordinal number takes precedence.

If at least one of the rules in conflict explicitly says of itself that it defers to another rule (or type of rule) or takes precedence over another rule (or type of rule), then such provisions shall supersede the numerical method for determining precedence.

If two or more rules claim to take precedence over one another or to defer to one another, then the numerical method again governs.

[The astute reader will notice that this rule is taken from Peter Suber's original Nomic ruleset. I'm not sure why it was scrapped for this game; nonetheless I find it more elegant than many of the byzantine precedence systems now proposed, and as it is becoming increasingly obvious that some precedence system is necessary; I herewith submit it.]

By Eli, Proposed: 2003-10-20 08:10, Last Modified: 2003-11-02 05:11 (1 week, 5 days later)

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