On Jul 15, 2013, at 8:05 PM, kirby urner <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> The choice of shape was cultural / conventional, not dictated by any deities nor by logic, and in fact we may develop a consistent mathematics by following this other branch, and in fact we have.
You could have saved yourself a lot of time and just said that what you were talking about had nothing whatsoever to do with raising a number to the third power. If anything, your act seems designed to obfuscate mathematics for children and have them share your angst for the world.
 obfuscate: to deliberately confuse and make unclear.  angst: inability to deal with the human condition.