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Australia’s leading erotic poet disproves mathematics

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Also, I think the argument has its root in logic and reason, which have helped us progress "sciences" and allowed great scope and understanding of the world in a causal sense.
Sadly this "poet" has probably not put much thought into this nor studied logic to any degree to better present the point.
There is something to be said about applying abstract language to physical reality. In natural sciences this method has been extremely successful and because of this method, as I said, I can communicate with you now.
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In conventional mathematics, mental contraceptives are mandatory.

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Proof mathematics is inconsistent
A finite number is not a nonfinite number
And it negation
A finite number= a nonfinite number
It be proven that
1= 0.999…
Let be x = 0.999..
10x = 9.999…
10xx =9.999… 0.999…
9x=9
x= 1
But that proof thus shows a finite number be equal to a nonfinite number thus a contradiction in terms thus mathematics ends in contradiction

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It maybe absurd in general (in global), but it is not in local. Math as a whole thing without bounds is probably absurd, it is not news. Each branch of math is a solid, exact, and valuable thing. For example, 2=2 in Arithmetic, and 2=1 in BanachTarski paradox. The last equality is not of an arithmetic type. But once it is treated as an equality in Arithemitc one gets an absurd. This situation is pretty common for nonmath people, for poets in particular, to mess up different concepts in math and get absurd.gimal wrote:I found this site with post "Australia’s leading erotic poet disproves mathematics." The link given proves mathematics and science are absurd. What do you think?
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there is no flaw in the proof.The flaw in the above proof is if x=.999 then 9x would equal 8.991 and not 9, as shown. Subtracting .999 from 10x, does not diminish x's value in any way.
Let be x = 0.999..
10x = 9.999…
10xx =9.999… 0.999…
9x=9
x= 1
But that proof thus shows a finite number be equal to a nonfinite number thus a contradiction in terms thus mathematics ends in contradiction
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any one can see nonmaths people or maths people or poets.Each branch of math is a solid, exact, and valuable thing... This situation is pretty common for nonmath people, for poets in particular, to mess up different concepts in math and get absurd.
It be said that 1+1=2 be a certain truth
Blah
1 number + 1 number = 1 number
1 number (2) +1 number (2) =1 number (4)
So 1 +1=2
And
1 + 1 = 1
Thus a contradiction in mathematics
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1 apple, plus 1 apple = 2 apples You may call it "one" group of two apples perhaps or two apples represented by one number (the number two) but it doesn't change the reality of the situation.

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as can be seen there is no flaw in the proof.9 multiplied by .999 ( the value of x) does not equal 9.
the maths does not lie
Let be x = 0.999..
10x = 9.999…
10xx =9.999… 0.999…
9x=9
x= 1
But that proof thus shows a finite number be equal to a nonfinite number thus a contradiction in terms thus mathematics ends in contradiction
the maths does not lie.1 apple, plus 1 apple = 2 apples You may call it "one" group of two apples perhaps or two apples represented by one number (the number two) but it doesn't change the reality of the situation.
It be said that 1+1=2 be a certain truth
but
1+1=1
1 number +1 number=1number
It be said that 1+1=2 be a certain truth
Blah
1 number + 1 number = 1 number
1 number (2) +1 number (2) =1 number (4)
So 1 +1=2
And
1 + 1 = 1
Thus a contradiction in mathematics
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Each view contains within it its negation as all views end in meaninglessnessI started a post at.W.H. NewtonSmith, THE RATIONALITY OF SCIENCE, 1981, p. 229
Thus once we admit an inconsistency into our theory we have to admit everything …onlinephilosophyclub.com/forums/viewtop ... mp;t=14285Australia’s leading erotic poet disproves mathematics
no one has disproved the proofs given by the poet that maths and science are absurd.
you can read the poets paper here.gamahucherpress.yellowgum.com/wpconten ... ssible.pdfall things are possible
In this post
the poet uses this absurdity to argue.thus with the absurdity of mathematics and science.
“W.H. NewtonSmith, THE RATIONALITY OF SCIENCE, 1981, p. 229 states
…if a theory is inconsistent it will contain every sentence of the language …
Thus once we admit an inconsistency into our theory we have to admit everything …
”the poet concludesThe system of mathematics contains everything it containes each sentence of the theory's language and its negation ....it is possible to prove anything and everything it is possible to prove Fermat's Last Theorem and it is possible to prove the negation of Fermat's Last Theorem
The system of science contains everything it containes each sentence of the theory's language and its negation.... It means it is possible to prove Einsteins theory of relativity and it is possible to prove the negation of Einsteins theory of relativity and there is a negation the Brans–Dicke theoryEach view contains within it its negation as all views end in meaninglessness ... Thus once we admit an inconsistency into our theory we have to admit everything

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1 number (1) + 1 number (1) = 1 number (2).
if, by the same logic:
1 number (2) + 1 number (2) = 1 number (4).

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either way the poet has proven maths ends in absurdity.It should read:
1 number (1) + 1 number (1) = 1 number (2).
if, by the same logic:
1 number (2) + 1 number (2) = 1 number (4).
thus
thusThus once we admit an inconsistency into our theory we have to admit everything
The system of mathematics contains everything it containes each sentence of the theory's language and its negation ....it is possible to prove anything and everything it is possible to prove Fermat's Last Theorem and it is possible to prove the negation of Fermat's Last Theorem
Each view contains within it its negation as all views end in meaninglessness ... Thus once we admit an inconsistency into our theory we have to admit everything

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no problem at allQuite right. There's no truth! Only if that's right then it's also wrong. You see the problem!
[/quote]Thus once we admit an inconsistency into our theory we have to admit everything
as the poet says.
Now with the inconsistency of mathematics and science all possible realities/theories and their negation are now possible and equally valid Thus we have now that all theories are now valid and the meanings these theories give to the observation are all valid
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to be precise the poet is not talking about truth he is talking about validity.Quite right. There's no truth! Only if that's right then it's also wrong. You see the problem!
Valid
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/valid
4. Logic
a. Containing premises from which the conclusion may logically be derived: a valid argument.
b. Correctly inferred or deduced from a premise: a valid conclusion.

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I can see why all possible realities are possible, but by definition they cannot be equally valid. Some possibilities occur, and others not  even though they are possible. Surely something that occurs in reality is more valid than something that might only have possibly occurred. This infers at least three distinct and unequal levels of validity:Now with the inconsistency of mathematics and science all possible realities/theories and their negation are now possible and equally valid.
valid and actual,
possibly valid but not actual,
and invalid  neither possible nor actual.