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For my money, Len shouldn't have to take his moods elsewhere.
What was the root of all theories before the Arabs gave us zero in the 
first place?


At 08:47 AM 4/15/2003, Bullard, Claude L (Len) wrote:
>I read it in Aleister Crowley a very long
>time ago although I am told it is older than
>his scribblings.  First there is Nothing.
>If there is Anything besides Nothing, there is
>Everything that is.  Blame Cantor for the rest.
>Then there is John Sowa's lattice soup
>or topic maps.  If Nothing is Sacred,
>do we pray for no reason or to No Thing?
>We make a theory, then we get a stick and
>beat other monkeys into agreeing to
>act as if that it were the truth.
>Or, we make a theory and act on it, and
>other monkeys imitate our actions
>because our theory makes us act in ways
>that are observably successful.
>Choose wisely.
>Yeah, len's in one of his moods. It
>is the smell of bodies rotting in the
>desert, antiquities smashed beyond
>recovery, and the gloating of the
>merely overarmed while tribal
>hatred boils back to the surface in
>the land that gave us civilization.
>It makes me nauseous.  I apologize
>and will take this elsewhere.
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Sam Hunting [mailto:shunting@etopicality.com]
> > Zero is the Root Of All Theories.
>Elucidate please!

XML Topic Maps: Creating and Using Topic Maps for the Web.
Addison-Wesley. Jack Park, Editor. Sam Hunting, Technical Editor

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