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Re: Legal Problems With Wrong Math?
Posted:
Dec 18, 2002 4:01 AM


"James Buddenhagen" <jbuddenh@texas.net> writes:
> So, in ancient times: "Don't publish or perish" > must have been the appropriate aphorism.
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JOKE OF THE WEEK!
Yes, Hypatia was another who may have ignored this aphorism.
Though to be fair, it wasn't her impious mathematical views that attracted her martyrdom, but her other impious views. Salmon Rushdie is a modern example who ignored Jame's B's dictum. I guess Muslims today are not all that different from Christians of 300 A.D.
Thank heavens I live in a nonreligious country. I doubt I'd have lasted as long as Hypatia did, working in her library in her day!
 Bill Taylor W.Taylor@math.canterbury.ac.nz  If you think I need to be saved from myself, then I probably need to be saved from you. 



