Date: Apr 1, 2013 5:25 PM
Author: fom
Subject: Re: Mathematics and the Roots of Postmodern Thought

On 4/1/2013 4:13 PM, Jesse F. Hughes wrote:
> Gus Gassmann <noone@nospam.com> writes:
>

>> On 01/04/2013 3:50 PM, Jesse F. Hughes wrote:
>>
>> [...]
>>

>>> Can you show me any published account (besides your own) which
>>> indicates that scientists do what you say? Is there any scientist
>>> ever who has actually published an exhortation to always treat pi as a
>>> fiction and only use approximations to pi, because pi itself is part
>>> of the unfalsifiable pseudoscience?

>>
>> Well, that depends on whether you consider WM a scientist or not. (He
>> does have a doctorate in Physics...)

>
> If we grant that WM is a scientist, that's one.
>
> Actually, one-half, since WM has never claimed the problem with ZFC is
> that it's unfalsifiable.
>


No. He just claims that there is no need for logic or axioms
whatsoever.

"Proof by reality" is the name of WM's game.