Only if you're adding angles on Riemann surfaces, and if you know how to do that,
you can do your arithmetic any way you want to. I will not stand in the way of a
good, sturdy, upright, Reimannian, be he globe-encircling or back in the saddle
again (or Romanian, or, heck, Romulan for that matter).
Gary Smith wrote:
> Jon's using the Pavlovian answer. Anyone could come up with 9 times 6
> whenever the bell rings. I suppose there was mouth foaming issues
> involved in it, too. So in other words, it wasn't the perfect question.
> You can't have a perfect question if there is any mouth foaming involved.
> Also, what if the person isn't using Euclidean mathematics? Then 9 times
> 6 may NOT equal 42.
> K'aya K'ama,
> Gerald/gary Smith gszion1 @juno.com http://www
> "No one is as hopelessly enslaved as the person who thinks he's free." -
> Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
> Are you sure?
> Jon Spencer wrote:
> > The question is: "What is 9 times 6?"
> > Jon
> > Gary Smith wrote:
> > > Aaaaahhhhhh, that's true. But what is the question????
> > >
> > > > >
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