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#1 2016-10-30 06:41:58

bobbym
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From: Bumpkinland
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Great Math Mystery?

Some might like to see this video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9bqIYbDuns


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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#2 2016-10-30 06:49:35

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Re: Great Math Mystery?

Hello:

I finished the video too. Did you see SW close to the end? What did you make of that? smile

Last edited by ElainaVW (2016-10-30 06:59:13)

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#3 2016-10-30 06:58:48

bobbym
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Re: Great Math Mystery?

Yes, Tegmar almost got it but he did not go far enough. Stephen hit it right on the head. I have never met him so I can not state where he hails from if you know what I mean but I do not question his intelligence even though some do.


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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#4 2016-10-30 07:00:46

ElainaVW
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Re: Great Math Mystery?

The meeting with BillG? sad

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#5 2016-10-30 07:04:53

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Re: Great Math Mystery?

Exact a Mundo! To me, Big Bill and Al are almost the same thing. But I guess Big Bill meets a lot of people and they can not all be like him.

Rest of the video was just a rehash of well known ideas. Of course, that stuff about C _ _ _ is bunk.


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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#6 2016-10-30 07:07:07

ElainaVW
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Re: Great Math Mystery?

Did it change your mind about formalism?

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#7 2016-10-30 07:09:36

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Re: Great Math Mystery?

Hi;

Not a chance, formalism is more akin to my beliefs.

Robert Burns wrote:

Is there for honest Poverty
That hings his head, an' a' that;
The coward slave - we pass him by,
We dare be poor for a' that!
For a' that, an' a' that.
Our toils obscure an' a' that,
The rank is but the guinea's stamp,
The Man's the gowd for a' that.

What though on hamely fare we dine,
Wear hoddin grey, an' a that;
Gie fools their silks, and knaves their wine;
A Man's a Man for a' that:
For a' that, and a' that,
Their tinsel show, an' a' that;
The honest man, tho' e'er sae poor,
Is king o' men for a' that.

Ye see yon birkie ca'd a lord,
Wha struts, an' stares, an' a' that,
Tho' hundreds worship at his word,
He's but a coof for a' that.
For a' that, an' a' that,
His ribband, star, an' a' that,
The man o' independent mind,
He looks an' laughs at a' that.

A Prince can mak a belted knight,
A marquis, duke, an' a' that!
But an honest man's aboon his might –
Guid faith, he mauna fa' that!
For a' that, an' a' that,
Their dignities, an' a' that,
The pith o' Sense an' pride o' Worth
Are higher rank than a' that.

Then let us pray that come it may,
As come it will for a' that,
That Sense and Worth, o'er a' the earth
Shall bear the gree an' a' that.
For a' that, an' a' that,
It's comin yet for a' that,
That Man to Man the warld o'er
Shall brithers be for a' that.

And some art...

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I did like the part about the lemurs being about as good as those humans at math. I also enjoyed seeing Maria, I had no idea she was a woman.

A man's a man for a' that
and a' that and a' that


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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