> On 4/5/2013 6:33 PM, Nam Nguyen wrote: >> On 05/04/2013 5:24 PM, fom wrote: >>> On 4/5/2013 3:52 PM, WM wrote: >>> >>>> Do you reject mathematics in favour of matheology? >>> >>> The only theology here is to be found in WM's theocracy of one. >> >> There exists such a thing as a mathematical theology: the mathematical >> concept of the natural numbers, as "the standard structure" for the >> language of arithmetic. >> > > If I prefer set theory as a foundation, > Skolem's religion has no meaning for > me. > > If I view mathematics nominalistically, > then any realism is a philosophy to > which I need not adhere. > > If I think about what mathematicians > do when not asked about these things, > they are just having fun. > > Strange theology.
In rewardation do we do STICK? Yep, thats right imho.