Re: How important are primes?
- --- In email@example.com, "Jon Perry" <perry@g...> wrote:
> I see primes as the fundamental building block of the universe,however this
> terse description doesn't explain the universe very well. The mainquestion
> of this thread is therefore are primes of more importance in theuniverse
> than the irrationals, or is their intertwinededness inextractible?The Middle Ages had the question "How many angels could dance on the
head of a pin." It appears we have found the 21st Century's
equivilent to the old angel question?
Is 1 a prime?
Is the metaphysical nature of primes crucial?
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