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ruveyn1 last won the day on February 21 2013

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  1. He and Jimmy Carter will have their portraits hung top front in the Hall of Disdain.
  2. "Fermat's Last Theorem" by Amir D. Aczel

    Do two things. 1 Learn what a proof is 2. Write you proof out carefully and have a professional mathematician vet your proof for errors. If you can prove FLT by elementary means and you are under 45 years of age, I guarantee you will get a Fields Medal.
  3. Morality - a Scientific question

    Define Troll. I observe the rules of the forum. And during my little tete a tete with L.P on the David Brudnoy program (beamed out at 50 kw clear channel) I demonstrated that -at the time- he did not know beans about mathematical logic which was the topic of discussion. Who knows? Maybe he learned something since. That was 30 years ago. ruveyn1
  4. "Fermat's Last Theorem" by Amir D. Aczel

    Do you have any idea of what constitutes a rigorous proof?
  5. "Fermat's Last Theorem" by Amir D. Aczel

    Prove that and you will become an Immortal.
  6. Nice guys do not lie under oath or take an oath in vain. Especially as serious an oath as Presidents must affirm
  7. "Fermat's Last Theorem" by Amir D. Aczel

    No. YOU do the math. You claimed the proof, now show it step by step so we can check to see if it is right.
  8. In addition to which: If Obama attempts to stay in power, the Army will step in and put an end to that pretending. There will be a coup or putsch from the military who will not obey orders from someone not constitutionally in power. The U.S. has been fortunate to avoid military takeovers, but a bold attempt at tyranny will be put down in a matter of days if not hours. The folks in the Army take their Oath seriously
  9. "Fermat's Last Theorem" by Amir D. Aczel

    sorry about the error. A trivial corollary: once a collatz sequence hits a power of two, the game is over. You say you have a proof : "(x2+x2+xx-2)1/2 should show that xn+yn=zn has no nonzero solutions x,y,z for ALL n>2. I do not have the mathematical forte to convert it at this time. It is true, for the same reason that the hypotenuse of a square is incommensurate to its sides." Claims are cheap. Valid proofs are dear: Show the proof or be still.
  10. He won't. Obama has read the history books too. Look what happened to Julius Caesar when it even appeared he would crown himself king for life. Brutus who was like a son to him, turned on him. Et tu Brute? Tyrant Obama would become an instant target if he tried to rule permanently. ruveyn
  11. "Fermat's Last Theorem" by Amir D. Aczel

    The real task was showing that x^n + y^n = z^n did not have nonzero solutions x, y, z for ALL n > 2. That stymied the world's best mathematicians for over 300 years. Here is a problem which if you can solve it will make you as famous as Dr. Wiles. It is the proof of the Collatz conjecture. I will define a function on the integers as follows: T(n) = n/2 if n is even T(n) = (3*n + 1)/2 if n is odd. Here is the problem: show that starting with any integer N if you keep applying the function T you will eventually get to 1. Example.. N = 7 7, 11, 17, 26, 13, 20, 10, 5, 4, 2, 1 That problem has been open since around 1950. Paul Erdos one of the great great mathematicians was of the opinion that mankind was not ready to solve that problem. It has already been show for N < 10^20 this is true, but a proof for ALL N remains to be found. All attempts to prove that the general proposition is undecidable have also failed. ruveyn1
  12. Morality - a Scientific question

    Well yes. Isn't that rather obvious. Only live sentient beings can do valuing. And where do I go from this? What useful conclusion does this logically imply?
  13. How does Rand Paul mange to take an excretion break while philibustering?
  14. Just about any sane and functional human being alive knows what a contradiction is and rejects the possibility of contradictions actually being fact. There must be something "hard wired" genetically into members of our species which account to that. O.K. It is not instinct (Rand forbid!), so what is it?
  15. "Fermat's Last Theorem" by Amir D. Aczel

    I really doubt it. Some of the greatest mathematicians of all time have had a go at it, and Wiles was the one who finally did it after 300+ years. I will believe there is a short elementary proof when I see it with my own eyes.l