Date: Sep 23, 2017 1:04 PM
Author: Conway
Subject: Re: 0 = 1

On Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 11:41:43 AM UTC-5, FredJeffries wrote:
> On Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 9:10:59 AM UTC-7, Dan Christensen laid down the law:
>

> > If you cannot formally define these concepts of yours purely in terms of the symbols of logic and set theory (or some equivalent), it isn't mathematics.
>
> That's ridiculous. You have just chauvinistically declared the mathematics of thousands of years and hundreds of cultures to be "n[o]t mathematics"; not to mention all of the experimental and not-yet-formalized current research; not to mention all of the checkbook balancing done by millions of people who never saw a "symbol of logic" in their lives.


Thanks Jeff....Dan is a bit hard to deal with!