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Topic: Matheology § 174
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Matheology § 174
Posted: Dec 8, 2012 2:48 AM
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Matheology § 174

Literature, art, jurisprudence, medicine, and religion are not
restricted by reality? But if someone is going to write a novel which
on 10^100 pages describes 10^100 characters, if someone announces a
painting in the style of van Gogh with 10^100 strokes, if someone
expects that the German tax law will contain 10^100 paragraphs by the
end of the millenium, if someone trusts in the dilution D100 as most
helpful in homoeopathy, if someone believs in a final battle between
10^100 apes on earth at the end of time --- then he will be
coinsidered a fool.

But if someone "proves" with mathematical certainty that 10^100
different elements can be distinguished and well-ordered, and if this
same person is demanding to be taken serious as a scientist --- what
can we say?

Regards, WM

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