On Mar 24, 6:33 pm, Arindam Banerjee <adda1...@bigpond.com> wrote: > On Mar 24, 5:08 am, use...@mantra.com and/orwww.mantra.com/jai(Dr. > > > > > > Jai Maharaj) wrote: > > In article <3ef021d9-28ef-441a-8152-ed177a839...@x5g2000pbl.googlegroups.com>, > > Arindam Banerjee <adda1...@bigpond.com> posted: > > > > On Mar 23, 6:40=A0pm, Peter Hill <peter.usen...@nospam.demon.co.uk> > > > wrote: > > > > On Fri, 23 Mar 2012 08:48:50 +1300, Ken Pledger > > > > > <ken.pled...@vuw.ac.nz> wrote: > > > > > > Dr. Jai Maharaj posted: > > > > > >> .... A little-known school of > > > > >> scholars in southwest India discovered one of the > > > > >> founding principles of modern mathematics hundreds of > > > > >> years before Newton according to new research.... > > > > > > =A0 This is not new research. =A0Kim Plofker, "Mathematics in India", 2= > > > 009, > > > > >is an excellent general history of Indian mathematics, and includes a > > > > >careful discussion of the Kerala school. =A0 She gives numerous referemc= > > > es > > > > >to earlier work. > > > > > > =A0 =A0 =A0Ken Pledger. > > > > > It doesn't matter that they discovered it, > > > > It matters to the locals. > > > > > they failed to pass it > > > > forward into the body of human knowledge. > > > > -- > > > > Peter Hill > > > > Then how do we know they did it first? That knowledge was localised, > > > as opposed to globalised. > > > True. Of course a lot of our texts were destroyed, stolen > > or suppressed by foreign invaders and occupiers for > > centuries. Also, our sage-scientists protected knowledge > > from the invaders by "hiding" it in devotional verses > > used in prayers, knowing that the Muslim and Christian > > occupiers would not recite them. These verses have been > > passed down the generations to us. > > The anti-Hindus had to be better at Sanskrit than the Hindu brahmins > (after learning all from them) in order to interpolate the texts. > That they could not do, they never could produce such a genius.
Then their efforts to get treacherous brahmins to do the dirty jobs could not go too well, just see the pathetic efforts of our "sanskritic" :-) :-) heh-heh goons. The treacherous are also cretinous, and their undoubted capacity for slander and vile abuse cannot be mistaken for talent.
> Cheers, > Arindam Banerjee > > > > > > > Jai Maharaj, Jyotishi > > Om Shanti