On Thu, 20 Jul 2006 21:37:01 -0600, Virgil <email@example.com> wrote:
>In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, > Lester Zick <DontBother@nowhere.net> wrote: > >> On Thu, 20 Jul 2006 13:12:21 -0600, Virgil <email@example.com> wrote: > >> >In mathematics, all assumptions (axiom systems) are merely conditional, >> >to see what will follow from them. When what follows proves useful or >> >interesting, one tends to codify those assumptions. but that never >> >requires that one claims them true is any absolute sense. Such >> >assumptions are always "what if's". >> >> It's clear in faith based math > >"Faith based"? There is no "faith" required for axiomatic based >mathematics, only logic.
Sure. And assumptions of truth of axioms doesn't make axiomatic math faith based. Yadayada whatever.