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#76 2012-08-04 20:28:26

bobbym
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 88,714

Re: Shaking The Foundations Of Mathematics.

Hi Don Blazys;

Please just answer yes or no without any commentary whatsoever.

Please do not make demands like that. That just excites other posters and causes more arguments. Posters can reply with any length they like or think is necessary to explain themselves.


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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#77 2012-08-04 20:44:49

Don Blazys
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Registered: 2012-06-06
Posts: 32

Re: Shaking The Foundations Of Mathematics.

It's not a demand.

It's simply a polite request.

Those who are unable to answer with a simple yes or no
are free to post whatever they want, like or desire...
as long as they are having fun.

Don

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#78 2012-08-04 20:50:36

bobbym
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
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Re: Shaking The Foundations Of Mathematics.

Those who are unable to answer with a simple yes or no
are free to post whatever they want,

So what then is the point of your polite request?

Unable? Are you implying that the correct and polite reply to your posts is yes or no? Is it incorrect or impolite to reply at length while you continue with any length you desire?

Why is that?


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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#79 2012-08-04 21:09:21

Don Blazys
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Registered: 2012-06-06
Posts: 32

Re: Shaking The Foundations Of Mathematics.

The question in post #73 involves a paradigm shift.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paradigm_shift

I know it's a "hard question", but I believe that the human mind
is capable of answering it with a simple yes or no .

Don

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#80 2012-08-04 21:17:47

bobbym
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From: Bumpkinland
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Posts: 88,714

Re: Shaking The Foundations Of Mathematics.

I do not agree. You are rebuking the poster for post #74. Normally that would be overlooked. In this case I have already taken disciplinary action in this thread twice. So, I am being more concerned about niceness and politeness.

Poster #74 is not required to respond with a yes or no. He is not being impolite or incorrect.
When you came here I told you that I was not going to allow any of what goes on in other forums in your threads.

Here politeness counts more than on other forums.


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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#81 2012-08-04 21:44:02

Don Blazys
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Registered: 2012-06-06
Posts: 32

Re: Shaking The Foundations Of Mathematics.

I apologize if post #75 was in any way viewed as "rebuking the poster for post #74".
I am being as polite as I know how, but if that is insufficient for this forum,
then please close this thread, along with my other thread here and I will politely go away.

Don.

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#82 2012-08-04 21:52:09

bobbym
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From: Bumpkinland
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Re: Shaking The Foundations Of Mathematics.

I am being as polite as I know how,

No, you must be as polite as I know how. That is my job. I have politely stated how much less can be tolerated here because there is already bad blood.

then please close this thread, along with my other thread here and I will politely go away.

If that is your wish then I will comply. But it will be your decision. It will obviously be based on your inability to accept any code of conduct other than what you think is adequate. It is possible that you do not see the big picture.

I will moderate the comments in here to be super polite. That is all that can be allowed.


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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#83 2012-08-04 22:04:41

Don Blazys
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Registered: 2012-06-06
Posts: 32

Re: Shaking The Foundations Of Mathematics.

There is already way too much "bad blood" on this God forsaken planet,
and I refuse to contribute any more. Please close my threads.

Don

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#84 2012-08-04 22:08:12

bobbym
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 88,714

Re: Shaking The Foundations Of Mathematics.

As you wish.


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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