May 14th, 2017, 08:07 PM  #1 
Member Joined: Feb 2017 From: Canada Posts: 31 Thanks: 1  Philosophical Question...
What would you do if you discovered a universal math with a universal backbone? Where you can input a problem and can get 10 answers? A math that predates Earth. I watch movies about geniuses and I am not one. But I was given some cool mathematical problems and I have been banging my head for years on them. Until I found this math. Now I have my personal encyclopedia of mathematics that gives me answers and more problems. I feel complete with math now and its universe have my personal database that will help me through everything and I have just unlocked it. Two weeks ago I proved why you draw a circle and I threw it away. I was blown away, I will never forget it because I used a system that I can access any time I want. The question is philosophical because of me and you and the rest of the world. Me I got what I needed... you can go your own way... and the world will keep giving birth to geniuses. The question is...

May 14th, 2017, 08:20 PM  #2 
Senior Member Joined: Sep 2015 From: Southern California, USA Posts: 1,412 Thanks: 716 
I'm guessing salvia....

May 14th, 2017, 09:18 PM  #3 
Member Joined: Feb 2017 From: Canada Posts: 31 Thanks: 1 
The question is.. what do I do?

May 14th, 2017, 11:33 PM  #4 
Senior Member Joined: Feb 2016 From: Australia Posts: 1,322 Thanks: 453 Math Focus: Yet to find out. 
What the..

May 15th, 2017, 02:04 AM  #5 
Senior Member Joined: Apr 2014 From: Glasgow Posts: 2,049 Thanks: 680 Math Focus: Physics, mathematical modelling, numerical and computational solutions  Well, learn it and do stuff with it? That's what we do now with the maths that clever people in the past came up with. I don't see why it should be any different if the source of mathematical knowledge happens to come from somewhere else. That being said, I doubt very much that maths is anything but (many) people just creating simple logical rules and then exploring the consequences of those to create cool descriptions of things and answers to problems. That may sound flippant, but maths is actually pretty badass on its own merits. It doesn't need to be dressed up as anything fancy. 
May 15th, 2017, 07:27 AM  #6 
Member Joined: Feb 2017 From: Canada Posts: 31 Thanks: 1 
Well thank you.

May 15th, 2017, 07:32 AM  #7 
Member Joined: Dec 2016 From: United States Posts: 53 Thanks: 3 Math Focus: Abstract Simulations 
I'm assuming that what you're talking about is incredibly valuable. I've been having a similar question lately. What do I do with a very powerful formula? What do I do if I've discovered something that is core to mathematics? I can understand why you'd ask because you've probably spent most of your energy being an honest person and doing research rather than training yourself against the untrustworthiness of the world. 
May 15th, 2017, 08:03 AM  #8  
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May 15th, 2017, 09:19 AM  #9 
Math Team Joined: Oct 2011 From: Ottawa Ontario, Canada Posts: 10,477 Thanks: 693 
G. F. Scott Elliot Again in the Verbena and salvia, we have scarlet and blue, but no yellow. 
May 15th, 2017, 10:37 AM  #10 
Member Joined: Dec 2016 From: United States Posts: 53 Thanks: 3 Math Focus: Abstract Simulations 
Does it have anything to do with chaos theory?


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