Date: Oct 4, 2017 5:38 PM
Subject: Re: 0 = 1
On Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 4:26:24 PM UTC-5, Bill wrote:
> Conway Lovett wrote:
> > On Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 6:12:09 AM UTC-5, FromTheRafters wrote:
> >> conway used his keyboard to write :
> >>>> How is 0 space?
> >>> Markus
> >>> I can "see" the space of zero on ANY number line. Anyting that is "empty"
> >>> can be measured. ANY time I have zero of anything, I still posses space.
> >> This reminds me of a story my father once told me. One time he said he
> >> was shopping for groceries in the little store we frequented. A man
> >> comes in and says he is moving and asks the proprietor if he has any
> >> empty boxes he can have. The store owner asks him "Empty boxes of
> >> what?"
> > Well said....an empty box is still something. We can show how one empty box has something different in it as compared to another. It is impossible for anyone to have or represent nothing......go ahead try...you will always have something....just not the thing in question.....
> And you post in a math newsgroup because ???
It was relevant to the discussion at hand. Read the OP and the post that follow if you wish to see how we got from there to here.......if you take issue with the sort of material posted here....you'll find far more offensive material requiring your attention.