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Title: What 'Necessary Inference' Really Means
Post by: Link on Sat May 16, 2020 - 12:41:55
It seems the way many people use 'necessary inference' it means 'It is necessary for me to infer that this verse means this so that I can arrive at my pre-determined conclusion.'

Has anyone else experienced this?
Title: Re: What 'Necessary Inference' Really Means
Post by: Rella on Sat May 16, 2020 - 13:13:49
Could be.

But it would depend on the use in a sentence.

IOW... If I read/heard a sentence that said...

Mary said the necessary inference that Jack was talking about.... would refer to another person not ones self.

In law...
Necessary inference means inference or deduced fact that is characterized as necessary. An inference is said to be necessary if another and a different inference cannot be reasonably drawn from the facts stated. It is a conclusion that is arrived by applying reason and logic to the collected data. Necessary inference means that such conclusion was irresistible. For example, if the snow is melting in the sea one may necessarily conclude that the temperature was very high than the normal temperature.