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Skepticism, mysticism, Jewish mathematics
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Aug 7, 2006 1:30 AM



T.H. Ray
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Re: Skepticism, mysticism, Jewish mathematics
Posted:
Jul 27, 2006 5:38 AM


> > herbzet wrote: > > > I ran a search on your post. I couldn't find the > string "Jew" or > > "Jewish" anywhere in the article except for the > title, and the > > crossposting to soc.culture.jewish. > > > > 1) What does your article have to do with "Jewish > mathematics"? > David Petry replied: > As I pointed out in the article, the best explanation > I can find for > why we have mysticism in mathematics is that it seems > to validate the > beliefs of the Kabbalists. >
You don't know enough mathematics to make even an ignorant statement about it.
No theorem assigns value to personal belief.
Tom



