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You are not logged in. #1 20091218 15:39:04
mathematicians and air balloonsThree men are in a hotair balloon. Soon, they find themselves lost in a canyon somewhere. One of the three men says, "I've got #2 20091218 16:32:30
Re: mathematicians and air balloonsThat's funny ... because I have a reputation for answers like that. "The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  Leon M. Lederman #3 20091219 11:46:17
Re: mathematicians and air balloonsGood one, Identity! Makes total sense, to me. I have a feeling I should do that more often, just for a laugh. But I always have this thing of being too helpful. People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy. ~ Anton Chekhov Cheer up, emo kid. #4 20091219 15:08:14
Re: mathematicians and air balloonsHi;
Here is one pulled on me. In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. 