Posts Tagged ‘John Mikes’

The message from John Mikes in the discussion about the truth http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list/msg/5010bff1449d90df Bruno: *”Right. I think that people believing that 1+1 can be different of 2 are just imagining something else.”*  – do you mean: “imagining something else THAN WHAT YOU WERE *IMAGINING*?” sounds like a claim to some priviledge to imagining – only YOUR […]

From http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list/t/bb4830b7ded7d81d John Mikes: “In the beginning there was Nothingness. And when Nothingness realised it’s nothingness It turned into Somethingness – an explanation…”

Brent has posted a link to a nice video: http://videosift.com/video/Miss-USA-2011-Should-Math-Be-Taught-In-Schools See also a short discussion after that http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list/t/08a5c40ff1f9fee0 The video is a parady on the Miss USA 2011 Interviews – Should Evolution Be Taught in Schools. Yet, it is very well done and, I guess, it shows well the attidude of the society to mathematics. […]

On the everything-list there was a question that I have used as the title. Bruno has given a nice answer. I should say that I do not understand it, as my knowledge of mathematical logic is rather limited. John recently has written in this respect: http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list/msg/376b475678f0e0a1 I am sure you write very smart things. I […]

The message to the everything list This week in Die Zeit there were two papers about love and fidelity. One more scientific, another more philosophic. In the latter there is a couple of paragraphs related to Goethe’s “Elective Affinities” that are 100% in agreement with Rex: Die Utopie der Liebe http://www.zeit.de/2011/15/Ps-Treue-Philosophie Fidelity is mere an […]

A nice comparison by Rex Allen from the everything-list: http://groups.google.com/group/t/91619ec734588019 > Einstein’s “The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is at all comprehensible.” I like Wittgenstein’s version better: “It is not how things are in the world that is mystical, but that it exists.” I believe that here what John Mikes said will […]