I?ve checked into this, the votes for ?consistency? are substantial. And I don?t think you have been through this (pedagogy) at length.
On Dec 29, 2013, at 2:13 PM, Joe Niederberger <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> R Hansen says: >> It is consistency that tells us that a minus times a minus is a positive, because if it were not, mathematics would be inconsistent and not deterministic. > > We've gone over this at length - it simply ain't so. > > Joe