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16173Re: [PrimeNumbers] Re: About the form of a solution to GC

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  • Jacques Tramu
    Mar 5, 2005
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      I'm humbly listening to the all the propos in this list for 6 months,
      and I am proud to announce that I never solved the GC, even in my dreams.

      Best regards to all
      Jacques Tramu


      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Bob Gilson" <bobgillson@...>
      To: <primenumbers@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Saturday, March 05, 2005 9:11 PM
      Subject: Re: [PrimeNumbers] Re: About the form of a solution to GC


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      > richard042@... wrote:
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      > Hello,
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      > Chris speaks wisdom, take it from a former 8. Anyone can claim
      > proof. Someone who actually has proof does not need to make any
      > claims whatsoever, they simply have to ask others what is wrong with
      > it and they will take up the challenge of finding out. If it's truly
      > that short and clearly written, it will be digestible and
      > understandable to many members of this list. The list has an archive
      > and world-wide membership as witness. You may be a nut and you
      > simply don't know it yet. You can cure yourself of the condition by
      > learning as much as you can about your subject matter and about the
      > realities of the academic mathematical world into which you seek
      > acceptance. Make no claims, ask questions. Any proof, or any
      > mathematical idea for that matter, is worthless if it is unknown. If
      > it's incorrect, it's worthless. If you don't put it out there for
      > scrutiny, it's worthless whether it's correct or not. And
      > ultimately, it's not your call on whether it is valid proof or not,
      > it must pass the scrutiny of everyone else in the world, and you have
      > to start somewhere. Consider how long it will take you in isolation
      > to learn enough about math and logic to be able to critically attack
      > your own paper. Just a little effort along these lines sometimes
      > goes a long way toward prevention of self-embarrassment and
      > spontaneous nut index inflation.
      >
      > But your safeguard is the presentation, make no claims, ask
      > questions, thank those who take the time to help you and learn from
      > them how to save them time on future endeavors. I guarantee it's
      > 100% O.K., even admirable, to be wrong - UNLESS, you're wrong about
      > being right. So simply do not go there. If no one from this group
      > can find anything wrong with a posted proof, it will be a rarity
      > indeed, an event to remember in and of itself.
      >
      > If you are a mathematician trapped in a nut body, you must and will
      > educate yourself as the means to escape, otherwise you'll remain a
      > nut. How do you educate yourself? - Well start asking questions
      > about what you see in numbers. Until you start asking questions and
      > seeking out answers, you shall remain trapped, and there ye' shall be.
      >
      > -Dick Boland
      >
      >> Most nuts are incapable of taking correction--if no one can give
      > you a
      >> reasonable correction, then up you nut index by three. If you
      >> alone have a right answer an the whole world misses the simple
      > truth,
      >> up your nut inex by 8 (10 is the max). For each incorrect
      >> proof that you retracted appropriately--subtract one from the nut
      >> index.
      >
      > Dear Richard
      >
      > Perhaps you can persuade chrisdarroch to publish his "proof" so that Decio
      > can have a field day. On the other hand...
      >
      > Bob Gilson
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