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PositumNuntiare May 23rd, 2017 3:42am

Do you think numbers and math can explain everything better than words?

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ladyniner81 I hate people
05/24/17 9:08 am

Then explain those who are mathematically challenged

dudley northern Virginia woods
05/23/17 11:35 am

"The mind knows things that are hidden from the heart, but the heart knows things the mind cannot begin to understand."

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Bobnpt The Ocean State
05/23/17 6:56 am

And pictures do it even better.

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TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
05/22/17 9:19 pm

No, but the argument is largely moot since math is merely a "foreign" language. It is a symbolic language - its nouns are numbers, its verbs are operation symbols. It has prepositions, adjectives, even punctuation. It has grammar, vocabulary, syntax, and abides even by the elegant principle of simplification. So we're just talking about one language which we treat like a language and another which we unconsciously use as a language.

Q.E.D. 😃

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goldz oh this world
05/22/17 9:26 pm

Brilliant and true. 👏🏼

goldz oh this world
05/23/17 8:41 pm

That leads to the very interesting (IMO) question of whether the language you speak affects your thought process. It's more obvious in mathematics where the language is so distinct but does it apply to smaller differences between languages as well?

DoctorWasdarb Decolonize
05/24/17 3:19 am

I think it does but only mildly because language is so different. But we put subjects in the beginning of our sentence. Does that indicate a potential source of selfishness or egotism?

deist
05/22/17 8:44 pm

Explain infinity

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PositumNuntiare Polling with Statistics
05/22/17 8:49 pm

Infinity is an abstract concept, similar to the square root of negative one, that represents an exorbitantly large value. For more information, Wikipedia is great at explaining things: en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Infinity. But yes, you are correct that infinity is difficult to explain since it is abstract. It's like whatever the fuck abstract art is supposed to be...

deist
05/22/17 8:59 pm

Thank you Wikipedia, you sir did. Nothin.

deist
05/22/17 9:03 pm

Let me stop u from embarrassment. As I and others know that infinity is an untold definition without reason that has driven some of the brightest minds into madness. We/I. Will expound gladly here but advise your attempts to look profound stop now.