On 3/18/2013 9:43 PM, Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz wrote: > In <maGdnXpQUcUsBdvMnZ2dnUVZ_qWdnZ2d@giganews.com>, on 03/17/2013 > at 11:31 PM, fom <fomJUNK@nyms.net> said: > >> I did post an open apology to the professionals >> on this site in view of my other posts. > > I didn't post the citation as a criticism of you, but rather to > provide the source for the quote in david petry's article. I won't > even try to guess whether he took it seriously or was being sarcastic. > > For the record, I that that Sokal's article was magnificent and that > his opponents were lacking a sense of humor. >
We all take ourselves too seriously at times. Having no more knowledge than your link, I cannot comment.
But it probably gave you something to smile about while watching it unfold.
In any case, my earlier claim had been inappropriate.
At that point I had not yet recognized how the category of pointed sets tied other aspects of what I had been doing together (thematically).