Date: Jul 7, 2013 12:33 AM
Author: Joe Niederberger
Subject: Re: Is logic part of mathematics - or is mathematics part of<br>  logic?

Wayne Bishop says:
>The problem (ugly truth?) is that in all but technical areas where logical deduction matters, it's more important to be persuasive than to be logical.

I had similar thoughts throughout this discussion, relating to a good definition of logic. (There are plenty already.)

If one is trying to convince people, logic in *most* cases is of limited value. If one is dealing with mother nature, it is of supreme value.

Joe N