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spaceyhippie Wrote:

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> thinkitover Wrote:

> --------------------------------------------------

> -----

> > Pudding. You know, where they keep the proof

> and

> > all that.

> >

>

> interesting comparitor for a comparitor:

> a delightful concoction, easily digested,

> made of many things, fills most cracks...

>

>

>

> > Sirfiroth Wrote:

> >

> --------------------------------------------------

>

> > > Hi Scott,

> > >

> > > Actually it is much easier to understand

> Ancient

> > > Egyptian methods if you have no knowledge of

> pi

> > > whatsoever. Unfortunately it seems no one is

> > > capable of overcoming their pi programming to

> view

> > > things from a different perspective clearly.

> >

>

> that's exactly what i've been thinking =o)

> when i started this quest, albeit ages ago,

> i had only what maths public school left me

> go check any of my ancient posts to prove it

> but now that i know math

> with just basic trig to start

> - OMG, pi is everywhere -

> i mean, i knew what pi was before

> and kept regularly tripping over it

> so much so that, had i kept at it then

> with no knowledge of pi, still tripping

> - i would have had to name it something -

> there's no avoiding the elephant element

> it's like the pole in the center of a tent

> it's funny how silly over-the-top this is

>

> ...the only point is

> once you know pi

> you have increased your knowledge potential

> it's like turning the light on ...in a candy

> store

>

> that's one of the purposes layouts like these

> serve

> even if you say it's accidental, totally not

> intended

> then, that's the weirdest coincidence, then, isn't

> it?

> it functions as an ideal geometry lesson without

> trying

> poetic congruence to that the stones floated into

> place

> it also seems to be acknowledging standard error

> margins

> as if some lines are meant to be made of dots or

> dashes

> there's even ideas to put pins in, to come back to

> later

>

> ok, there's a point equidistant from all three

> centers

> what math do i need to calculate their

> improbability?

> ...factorials in the denominators,

> gentle-math-fans...

> way lower odds than any royal flush, or lotto

> ticket...

>

> and it even gives room for those who wish to say

> no

> stay blind if you like, it may be an intended

> blessing

> then your part in this is to just demonstrate

> ironically

> "yes, this curve is obviously tending towards

> infinity"

> ;o)

>

>

> thinkitover Wrote:

> --------------------------------------------------

> -----

> > Now there's there's a terribly ironic thing for

> > you to say. I'm not incapable of comprehending

> > 22/7 or a

> > proven to me that they ever represented the

> state

> > of the art.

> >

>

> pi = 3.14159...

> 22 / 7 = 3.142857...

> 256 / 81 = 3.1605...

> 2^8 / 3^3 = ~ pi

> (2)^(2^3) / 3^3 = ~ pi

> ( 2 • 2 • 2 • 2 • 2 • 2 • 2 • 2 ) /

> ( 3 • 3 )

>

> ...pausing for effect, here...

> that's "two to the eighth, OVER three cubed"

> aka "two to the two cubed, OVER three cubed"

> maybe if you have a total ignorance in math

> the blatant significance of that may elude...

> but, falsely claiming that only makes me feel:

> almost too smart so far for this entire planet

> and i know that couldn't possibly be the case

> was that your or anyone's desired intention?

> (we may have an auxiliary conspiracy theory)

>

> just acknowledging the prime meridian, maybe

> just as we peasants bow when passing royalty

> how else would such a monument

> make reference to such a fact?

> the kind of thing which

> should not go unnoticed

> or, it gets you in the general neighborhood

> let the foreman crunch the heavy numbers

> and anyways, however more easily derived

> they're still significant themselves...

> ballpark estimates use cornerstones

> ...and a vital skill without calculators

>

> here, my math prof regularly puts on tests

> things to reward any real mathematicians:

> substituting "pi squared" for "little g"

> or substituting "e to the i pi" for -1

> when cos(pi) would do as well

>

> ...it's the secret trap door that

> only a real coin will fall through

> sifting the slugs from our change pockets

> not rewarding candy for any wooden nickels

> so the guy who comes along n sez

> that he still can't see anything

> even after meticulously explained

> may be just agreeing to disagree?

> or anyways seems to be acting as if

> that's the only offer on the table

> ...so, what i think he's saying is:

> that permission no longer necessary

> a permission slip from the principal

> some written confirmation of this math

> that would have been considered a secret...

> as, in any event, doesn't it make more sense

> they would've burned any plans intentionally?

> ceremoniously, say it's an offering to the gods

> preventing them falling into the wrong hands

>

> in other news, the aquatic ape is the missing

> link

> and good luck finding any verification of that

> ever

> =o)

>>>>

spaceyhippie,

Is there a condensed version of that post ?

pudding pi

-------------------------------------------------------

> thinkitover Wrote:

> --------------------------------------------------

> -----

> > Pudding. You know, where they keep the proof

> and

> > all that.

> >

>

> interesting comparitor for a comparitor:

> a delightful concoction, easily digested,

> made of many things, fills most cracks...

>

>

>

> > Sirfiroth Wrote:

> >

> --------------------------------------------------

>

> > > Hi Scott,

> > >

> > > Actually it is much easier to understand

> Ancient

> > > Egyptian methods if you have no knowledge of

> pi

> > > whatsoever. Unfortunately it seems no one is

> > > capable of overcoming their pi programming to

> view

> > > things from a different perspective clearly.

> >

>

> that's exactly what i've been thinking =o)

> when i started this quest, albeit ages ago,

> i had only what maths public school left me

> go check any of my ancient posts to prove it

> but now that i know math

> with just basic trig to start

> - OMG, pi is everywhere -

> i mean, i knew what pi was before

> and kept regularly tripping over it

> so much so that, had i kept at it then

> with no knowledge of pi, still tripping

> - i would have had to name it something -

> there's no avoiding the elephant element

> it's like the pole in the center of a tent

> it's funny how silly over-the-top this is

>

> ...the only point is

> once you know pi

> you have increased your knowledge potential

> it's like turning the light on ...in a candy

> store

>

> that's one of the purposes layouts like these

> serve

> even if you say it's accidental, totally not

> intended

> then, that's the weirdest coincidence, then, isn't

> it?

> it functions as an ideal geometry lesson without

> trying

> poetic congruence to that the stones floated into

> place

> it also seems to be acknowledging standard error

> margins

> as if some lines are meant to be made of dots or

> dashes

> there's even ideas to put pins in, to come back to

> later

>

> ok, there's a point equidistant from all three

> centers

> what math do i need to calculate their

> improbability?

> ...factorials in the denominators,

> gentle-math-fans...

> way lower odds than any royal flush, or lotto

> ticket...

>

> and it even gives room for those who wish to say

> no

> stay blind if you like, it may be an intended

> blessing

> then your part in this is to just demonstrate

> ironically

> "yes, this curve is obviously tending towards

> infinity"

> ;o)

>

>

> thinkitover Wrote:

> --------------------------------------------------

> -----

> > Now there's there's a terribly ironic thing for

> > you to say. I'm not incapable of comprehending

> > 22/7 or a

*seked*, I just haven't had it> > proven to me that they ever represented the

> state

> > of the art.

> >

>

> pi = 3.14159...

> 22 / 7 = 3.142857...

> 256 / 81 = 3.1605...

> 2^8 / 3^3 = ~ pi

> (2)^(2^3) / 3^3 = ~ pi

> ( 2 • 2 • 2 • 2 • 2 • 2 • 2 • 2 ) /

> ( 3 • 3 )

>

> ...pausing for effect, here...

> that's "two to the eighth, OVER three cubed"

> aka "two to the two cubed, OVER three cubed"

> maybe if you have a total ignorance in math

> the blatant significance of that may elude...

> but, falsely claiming that only makes me feel:

> almost too smart so far for this entire planet

> and i know that couldn't possibly be the case

> was that your or anyone's desired intention?

> (we may have an auxiliary conspiracy theory)

>

> just acknowledging the prime meridian, maybe

> just as we peasants bow when passing royalty

> how else would such a monument

> make reference to such a fact?

> the kind of thing which

> should not go unnoticed

> or, it gets you in the general neighborhood

> let the foreman crunch the heavy numbers

> and anyways, however more easily derived

> they're still significant themselves...

> ballpark estimates use cornerstones

> ...and a vital skill without calculators

>

> here, my math prof regularly puts on tests

> things to reward any real mathematicians:

> substituting "pi squared" for "little g"

> or substituting "e to the i pi" for -1

> when cos(pi) would do as well

>

> ...it's the secret trap door that

> only a real coin will fall through

> sifting the slugs from our change pockets

> not rewarding candy for any wooden nickels

> so the guy who comes along n sez

> that he still can't see anything

> even after meticulously explained

> may be just agreeing to disagree?

> or anyways seems to be acting as if

> that's the only offer on the table

> ...so, what i think he's saying is:

> that permission no longer necessary

> a permission slip from the principal

> some written confirmation of this math

> that would have been considered a secret...

> as, in any event, doesn't it make more sense

> they would've burned any plans intentionally?

> ceremoniously, say it's an offering to the gods

> preventing them falling into the wrong hands

>

> in other news, the aquatic ape is the missing

> link

> and good luck finding any verification of that

> ever

> =o)

>>>>

spaceyhippie,

Is there a condensed version of that post ?

pudding pi

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