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Re: MY FRIEND and iAryabhatta? 'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.' 'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it' 'Who are you to judge everything?' Alokananda #27 20130217 04:41:56
Re: MY FRIEND and iVery good! Heard of him before? 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. #28 20130217 21:15:09
Re: MY FRIEND and iOf course, Am I not an Indian? 'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.' 'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it' 'Who are you to judge everything?' Alokananda #29 20130217 21:58:02
Re: MY FRIEND and iOkay, did you know he calculated the size of the earth and was only off by about 100 kilometers 1500 years ago? Last edited by bobbym (20130217 21:58:21) 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. #30 20130218 10:03:30
Re: MY FRIEND and iHas your friend told you his "proof" yet? The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #31 20130218 13:52:10
Re: MY FRIEND and iHi bobbym, 'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.' 'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it' 'Who are you to judge everything?' Alokananda #32 20130218 20:03:04
Re: MY FRIEND and iHi; 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. #33 20130218 21:41:45
Re: MY FRIEND and iThen, how? 'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.' 'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it' 'Who are you to judge everything?' Alokananda #34 20130218 21:48:30
Re: MY FRIEND and iI do not know but Eratosthenes measured it watching rays of sunlight shine down a well. 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. #35 20130219 02:00:42
Re: MY FRIEND and iI like is sieve more 'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.' 'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it' 'Who are you to judge everything?' Alokananda #36 20130219 04:13:52
Re: MY FRIEND and iHi; Last edited by bobbym (20130219 05:06:52) 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. #37 20130219 15:59:00
Re: MY FRIEND and iWill you please explain his method? 'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.' 'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it' 'Who are you to judge everything?' Alokananda #38 20130219 16:02:13
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I do not know the method? 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. #39 20130219 16:11:51
Re: MY FRIEND and iYou don't? 'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.' 'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it' 'Who are you to judge everything?' Alokananda #40 20130219 16:14:50
Re: MY FRIEND and iHi; Last edited by bobbym (20130219 17:27:03) 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. #41 20130219 23:47:33
Re: MY FRIEND and iToday I couldn't meet him 'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.' 'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it' 'Who are you to judge everything?' Alokananda #42 20130220 02:46:33
Re: MY FRIEND and iHi Agnishom; 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. #43 20130220 05:39:50
Re: MY FRIEND and iHe is a tenth grader student and I am a ninth grader. The only time we can meet each other is the break. I was busy with Nky for a while and then when I went to his room, he wasn't there. 'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.' 'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it' 'Who are you to judge everything?' Alokananda #44 20130220 06:23:45
Re: MY FRIEND and iHi; 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. #45 20130220 21:40:40
Re: MY FRIEND and iYa! I had been reading "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" as well as its game 'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.' 'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it' 'Who are you to judge everything?' Alokananda #46 20130220 22:29:25
Re: MY FRIEND and iHi; 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. #47 20130220 22:33:18
Re: MY FRIEND and iToday is a countrywide strike over here 'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.' 'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it' 'Who are you to judge everything?' Alokananda #48 20130220 22:37:01
Re: MY FRIEND and iToo general a question. Do you have something that you would like to know? If you can phrase it well then that means you understand it well enough to look at an answer. 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. #49 20130220 22:43:38
Re: MY FRIEND and iI recently read this transcripts Last edited by Agnishom (20130220 22:45:35) 'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.' 'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it' 'Who are you to judge everything?' Alokananda #50 20130220 22:47:39
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No, it is a difficult book. The fault is with the author. He starts by being generous, particularly the first two chapters. After that he goes into the usual mathematician mode of trying to impress his peers and baffle us. Last edited by bobbym (20130220 22:59:29) 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. 