In article <email@example.com>, "Ross A. Finlayson" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> There are varieties of mathematicians, and they derive different > values from our study of the same principles. Some derive value from > the very closedness of things, that there are right and wrong answers > to our most fundamental questions. Some derive value from the very > openness of things, that there may be right and wrong answers to all > our questions. There are various motivations for its study and > application. Yet, it is largely so that given strong fundamental > principles, there are available general results, and mathematics is > for that those with totally different thinking, can share in truths, > given the principles of mathematics.
Ross can convey less in more words than almost anyone else. --