Date: Apr 5, 2013 8:22 AM
Author: Frederick Williams
Subject: Re: Matheology § 224

Nam Nguyen wrote:
> On 04/04/2013 10:55 PM, fom wrote:

> >
> > Who knows what is and what is not -- even
> > in the simple realm of mathematics -- claims
> > a certain knowledge that is revealed rather
> > than discerned.

> So, since Godel, is the knowledge of the natural numbers
> a revealed or discerned one?
> Revealed by whom? Discerned from what?

Why do you write "since Godel"? What is his relevance to the matter?

When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by
this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.
Jonathan Swift: Thoughts on Various Subjects, Moral and Diverting