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Topic: Legal Problems With Wrong Math?
Replies: 9   Last Post: Dec 18, 2002 4:11 AM

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Bill Taylor

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Re: Legal Problems With Wrong Math?
Posted: Dec 18, 2002 4:01 AM
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"James Buddenhagen" <> writes:

|> So, in ancient times: "Don't publish or perish"
|> must have been the appropriate aphorism.

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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 non-religious country. I doubt I'd have lasted
as long as Hypatia did, working in her library in her day!

Bill Taylor
If you think I need to be saved from myself,
then I probably need to be saved from you.

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