In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Lester Zick <DontBother@nowhere.net> wrote:
> 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. > > Faith based mathematics certainly will.
And the non-faith based mathematics of the non-Zickians will do even better.