On Sun, 23 Jul 2006 21:32:52 -0600, Virgil <email@example.com> wrote:
>In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, > Lester Zick <DontBother@nowhere.net> wrote: > >> On Sun, 23 Jul 2006 14:42:11 -0600, Virgil <email@example.com> wrote: > >> >Mathematics is very good at relative truth (what would be true if the >> >axioms were known to be true). Since not even Zick has come up with >> >anything better, it will have to do for now. >> >> You invariably come up only with what will have to do. > >I did not "come up" with mathematics.
No shit? Who'da guessed you hadn't "effected" mathematics.
> It has been around since long >before either of us, and will no doubt be around long after both of us >are gone without being much effected by either.
>Considering that mathematics has done quite well enough for quite long >enough, and Zick has not come up with anything nearly as good, >mathematics will continue to do quite well without him.