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Anything better?

'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'

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hard to beat Herbert for math but I do think that

Vilenkin's, Tucker and Niven's books are easier to learn from. Though, you could easily spend a lifetime on them!

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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Friday: I found the person, but could not talk much

Saturday: He told that he has found errors in his proof ..... However, he will show that 0/0 = 1

'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'

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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By the time he gives it to you he will find holes in that one too.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Lets be more considerate and open minded. It is infinitely possible that he could be of a higher order of intelligence and have the answer which we have been seeking.

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If that is so, we won't be able to understand his proof

'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'

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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It is much more likely that his proof is flawed than that he is some alien with a big brain. No offence intended just stating the odds.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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Today, I saw his proof. Its too stupid. I was so mesmerised that I could 't point out the fallacy in it. But now I can

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi Agnishom;

Well at least he did not turn out to be an alien.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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I am sure we can find an axiomatic system in which the proof is correct.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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I will leave the construction of that system to someone else. If they construct it we can then prove

1 = 2 = 3 = 4 = 5 = 6=...

would make things a lot simpler.

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Exactly

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Did you mention that to him?

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Agnishom, how old are you?

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14 and what about you Mr. Coder?

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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14 in March.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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When's your birthday?

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Impressive...

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Hi Agnishom

Is that guy we had a group chat with the guy who posed you the false proof?

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Yes, did that irritate you?

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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March 16th 1999.

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Just 2 days after our pi Day!

Happy Birthday in advance

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Agnishom wrote:

Yes, did that irritate you?

No. I am just asking.

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Very Good!

As you already know, I have behavioral problems and do things which others dislike without me being conscious about it

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Behavioral problems? I did not nitice any about you...

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