[FoRK] Mathematics vs Religion

James Tauber jtauber
Fri Aug 12 11:39:31 PDT 2005


I would say:

Mathematics is to Science as Theology is to Religion.


On Fri, 12 Aug 2005 13:10:43 -0400 (EDT), "Albert S."
<albert.scherbinsky at rogers.com> said:
> 
> Just to add a little controversy:
> 
> Mathematics is to Science as Religion is to Law.
> 
> 
> --- "Albert S." <albert.scherbinsky at rogers.com> wrote:
> 
> > 
> > Maths have axioms.
> > Religions have docterins.
> > 
> > Mathemeticians communicate with incomprehensible
> > symbols.
> > Theologians communicate with incomprehensible
> > symbolism.
> > 
> > The masses put up with Math and avoid it if at all
> > possible.
> > The masses put up with Church and avoid it if at all
> > possible.
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > Albert
> > 
> > 
> > 
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