On 20 Dec 2013, at 02:15, Craig Weinberg wrote:

If it's all just math, what is the unexpected surprise that makes itfunny? Is math surprised that its math?

`It is of course only surprising for those deluded (assuming comp) into`

`thinking that there is some primitive non mathematical reality, like`

`the aristotelian theologian, who believe in a non mathematical`

`primitively physical universe.`

`The real surprise, in the arithmetic internal views, is the existence`

`of the universe (not the fact that it is not a primitive).`

`The absence of X, if proved, would surprise the believers in X, in a`

`same way.`

"Surprised" is prejudice dependent. Bruno

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