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Rotwang

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Re: Skepticism, mysticism, Jewish mathematics
Posted: Jul 27, 2006 10:03 AM
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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 real-world 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?


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