On Sep 5, 2012, at 2:33 PM, Joe Niederberger <email@example.com> wrote:
>> I think the notion of continuity (and calculus) could not even exist without the idea of infinitely precise numbers. > > Oh, I'm certain they have the "idea" of it - but what does that idea lead to in reality? Actions (like proving theorems, or calculating digits of pi) that have a distinctly computational aspect to them. If you have time look up the Curry Howard correspondence (just for example, its not the whole kit-n-kaboodle as these musings go...) > > Having an idea of God, does not prove that God exists, though some may disagree. > > Joe N
Yeah, but you can't describe god like a Muslim describes god or a Jew (assuming you are neither Muslim or Jewish). But everyone can describe real numbers. Are you telling me that they all made up the same story, down to the details, by coincidence?