Just because something's inexact, doesn't mean you can't
derive value from it. Although I agree, for a mathematics
aficionado, exactness is a good property to observe.
Koen Holtman wrote:
> On Fri, 2 Jul 1999, Gregory Alan Bolcer wrote:
> > I just thought it was a clever analogy wrt the good and evil God thread,
> > and might encourage a comment or two instead of some stickler.
> I should probably have known better than to jump into this thread and
> complain. I don't really care about this type of philosophy.
> It is just that the only redeeming quality of mathematics is its
> exactness. If you recast it into inexact language, it looses all value.
> And I have spent enough time deriving joy from the exactness of
> mathematics to get a bit upset when I see things like this being done to