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#51 2014-07-31 05:13:03

bobbym
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Re: General : Story Time

Nothing ever really changes except people's attitudes toward things.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#52 2014-07-31 21:02:27

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Re: General : Story Time

I think the UK influenced how the world would be like today. Americans speak English right?


Do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious about itself. Let the day's own trouble be sufficient for the day. - Jesus Christ

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#53 2014-07-31 21:14:00

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Re: General : Story Time

Sort of. They settled here in 1607 and eventually took over.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#54 2014-08-01 01:09:39

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Re: General : Story Time

Chooipian: the correct conclusion is that every generation think that their contemporary time is worse than what could be possibly achieved.

That is why that person on yahoo says so.


'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'
'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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#55 2014-08-01 01:56:44

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Re: General : Story Time

Ever stop to think that they are right?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#56 2014-08-01 02:18:15

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Re: General : Story Time

I do not think there is any way by which I can determine they are right or wrong.

Chooipian was wondering if a person in modern India is happy that they are not in british India. The answer is no, because of the above principle


'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'
'Humanity is still kept intact. It remains within.' -Alokananda

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#57 2014-08-01 02:26:50

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Re: General : Story Time

People are generally an ungrateful lot. They never appreciate what they have anyway. The more they have the less they appreciate it.  No group has ever been happy but today's people have more so they are less happy.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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