wil
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Re: Explanation of some of Zim's ideas.
Posted:
Sep 24, 2000 4:39 AM


On 14 Sep 2000, Zim Olson wrote: >Wil: > >Thanks for your email and interest. I really don't think my ideas are >that far out.I basically see Mathematics, as it is taught in schools, >as a science of Application rather than a source of truth. All of >Mathematics are based on various axioms or assumptions such as >conceptions of time and a Webster Dictionary like basis of logic. I >feel no one definiton or set of definitions can ever be 100% all >inclusive. Thus I see the need in education for exercises and a >discipline in creative mathematics or a Math. Art. > >Feel free to respond and ask more questions, I will do my best to >clarify. > >Zim Olson > > > > >On 13 Sep 2000, wil wrote: >>Zim , I dont know if i understand u . Ive been to your web site and >it >>seems without explanation . If you are talking about creativity and >>mathematics , I dont think that there is anything more creative than >>mathematics . The biggest question is this time theory of math and >>creativity what is that about ? > Perhaps I dont understand what u are saying but what does time have to do with number theory ? There is a historical perspective but when did time become a parameter in these things . A prime is a prime is a prime .

