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Sunday, February 07, 2010

Is Math a Socialist Plot?

Contrary to Keith Devlin, I hold that math is highly deregulated and therefore right wing.

As for the question of why President Obama is retaining more support among people who should know better, it's clearly because many intellectuals can't resist temptation. (That does not apply to all of us.)

On the other hand, President Obama has proposed a couple of policies that are approved by us high-IQ peopl…
I appear to have dislocated my arm patting myself on the back…

Of course, we'll have to keep an eye open to see if the Administration follows through.

Addendum: I just recalled a quote (in the title text for this comic strip) from Randall Munroe:

a(b+c)=(ab)+(ac). Politicize that, bitches.


Anonymous Vader said...

"a(b+c)=(ab)+(ac). Politicize that, bitches."

Distribution is axiomatic. It follows that we should redistribute wealth.

... There isn't anything an ideologue can't politicize.

1:56 PM  
Blogger Joseph said...

ab = ba

Commutation is axiomatic. It follows we should build more highways.

11:24 PM  

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