Date: Apr 5, 2013 7:55 PM
Subject: Re: Matheology � 224
In article <YaJ7t.firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Nam Nguyen <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 05/04/2013 5:24 PM, fom wrote:
> > On 4/5/2013 3:52 PM, WM wrote:
> >> Do you reject mathematics in favour of matheology?
> > The only theology here is to be found in WM's theocracy of one.
> There exists such a thing as a mathematical theology: the mathematical
> concept of the natural numbers, as "the standard structure" for the
> language of arithmetic.
One may question whether there should be an infinite totality of natural
numbers, but to consider them all to be "non-standard" in mathematics
seems a bit much.