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Prime NumbersPhysicist: 3 is a prime, 5 is a prime, 7 is a prime, 9 is an experimental error, 11 is a prime,... "The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  Leon M. Lederman #2 20060718 23:31:03
Re: Prime NumbersPhilosopher: 3 is prime if it exists, 5 is prime if it exists, 7 is prime if it exists... "In the real world, this would be a problem. But in mathematics, we can just define a place where this problem doesn't exist. So we'll go ahead and do that now..." 