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Rotwang
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Re: Skepticism, mysticism, Jewish mathematics
Posted:
Jul 27, 2006 10:03 AM


David Petry wrote...
"I don't know why you think you can say that with such certainty. The point of the article is that a belief in a world of the infinite is not a culturally neutral idea, but it is part of the kabbalistic culture."
In your original post you claim that for mathematics to have worth it should have realworld applications. The real numbers are an uncountable set. Tell me, how much physics or engineering do you think you could do without using the real numbers?



