In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Huang <email@example.com> wrote:
> I use the word "conjecture" slightly differently than a mathematician > would. I use this word because it is the best word to describe the > tentattive kinds of relationsships I seek to manipulate. Yet at the > same time, a conjecture can never be proven or disproven.
Conjectures have been proven. Once proven, the definition of conjecture no longer applies.
But you may use the word, but never say never.
> My usage of the word conjecture is not the same as the common usage. A > conjectural statement, in my scheme, is a statement which is based on > existential indeterminacy which would form a valid mathematical > statement under the assumption of either existence or nonexistence.
Show the math, please.
> Such objects are different from the standard conjectures that are > common in math, science and elsewhere. Conjecture, in my usage, cannot > be proved. All you can do is demonstrate consistency with mathematics.