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#26 2016-07-07 04:07:15

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Re: The metaproblem problem

Daydreaming is an extremely useful siddhi. This is the scientific explanation so doubtless it is just plain wrong but we will use it because it is simple and people like simple answers even when they are incorrect.

Supposedly it produces the so called delta wave which can make a human creative on demand. Ole Isaac had it in abundance.


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#27 2016-07-07 04:09:02

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Re: The metaproblem problem

A delta wave? What is that?


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#28 2016-07-07 04:12:22

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Re: The metaproblem problem

Yes, their explanation for things is usually so weird...

If you have ever done it then you know it is the ultimate in visualization. You are in another place, another time, seeing other people, anything you wish. You have created that place and are living in it.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#29 2016-07-07 04:19:30

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Re: The metaproblem problem

No, my daydreams are not so detailed.


'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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#30 2016-07-07 04:21:19

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Re: The metaproblem problem

Are you now unable to post CS questions?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#31 2016-07-07 04:22:01

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Re: The metaproblem problem

I post a few CS questions, everyday.


'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'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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#32 2016-07-07 04:23:46

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Re: The metaproblem problem

Are they getting solvers?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#33 2016-07-08 04:15:18

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Re: The metaproblem problem

Oh, I didn't check.


'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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#34 2016-07-08 04:38:00

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Re: The metaproblem problem

Did they?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#35 2016-07-11 00:41:49

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They who? Why'd they check that?


'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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#36 2016-07-11 03:01:12

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Re: The metaproblem problem

Check your problems?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#37 2016-07-11 14:59:56

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Re: The metaproblem problem

What do you think of my CS problems?


'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'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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#38 2016-07-11 17:04:56

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Re: The metaproblem problem

I have not seen but a few of them.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#39 2016-07-12 00:15:52

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Re: The metaproblem problem

Do you think they are good problems?


'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'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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#40 2016-07-12 01:05:03

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Re: The metaproblem problem

I happen to think they are but do you not know whether they are or not?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#41 2016-07-12 02:13:09

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I do not think they are very challenging, but I think they are starting to attract people


'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'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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#42 2016-07-12 02:23:02

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Re: The metaproblem problem

I think they are hard but do not worry about attracting people.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#43 2016-07-12 14:34:03

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Re: The metaproblem problem

Why would you think they are hard?


'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'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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#44 2016-07-12 14:41:52

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Re: The metaproblem problem

Because I can not get them so easily. Is that not the reason anyone thinks anything is hard?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#45 2016-07-12 14:47:28

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Re: The metaproblem problem

I agree.


'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'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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#46 2016-07-12 14:50:17

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Re: The metaproblem problem

I managed to coax Kubuntu to upgrade to Plasma 5.65.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#47 2016-07-12 15:04:48

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Re: The metaproblem problem

That is very good. Are you satisfied?


'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'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

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#48 2016-07-12 15:26:45

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Re: The metaproblem problem

Of course not, I want Plasma 5.7, QT 5,7 and kernel 4.7.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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#49 2016-07-12 16:31:21

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Re: The metaproblem problem

You cannot get them?

Here are the debs.

Last edited by Agnishom (2016-07-12 16:32:29)


'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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#50 2016-07-12 17:47:24

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Re: The metaproblem problem

I have been warned not to put them in yet because Kubuntu can not handle the latest builds. That is one of the reasons I will replace Kubuntu.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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