Cow and Boy Classics by Mark Leiknes for August 24, 2008
"I get the whole 1+1=2 thing, ok? I get that." "I get that math is a helpful way for us to quantify or account for our surroundings, but when we prescribe math as the answer to a universe of infinite expanse and possibility that's where I get lost." "I know it's in our nature to try and catalog everything, put a variable on it, place it in a box and expect it to behave, which it will do unti lit doesn't anymore." "But when we're developing math theory explaining why life is too variabled and chaotic to be equationed, I just think, 'wow, thanks, math, and by the way, duh!'" E=MC2 splink E=MC2 suh-lap! Whoosh E=MC2 "Whoa, I think you just made math mad." "Cuz he knows I'm right!!"