Thinking without language?

Jure Sah jure.sah at guest.arnes.si
Tue Nov 23 13:56:29 EST 1999


"Peter T. Daniels" wrote:

> Jure Sah wrote:
> >
> > >     Jure> Memorizing pi?  In what form?  It's easy to remember: 22/7
> > >
> > > That's  too  imprecise.   The  Chinese  did know  long  ago  a  better
> > > approximation that  is easy to  remember: 355/113.  But none  of these
> > > are more precise than 4*arctan(1).
> >
> > Yes, ok, but since i'm not about to build a church or a similar structure, so
> > I  (for my personal needs) do not need a pi value preciser than 3.1415927.
>
> If you're going to build a church you might as well use pi = 3, since
> that's what's in the Bible.

Have a little tolerance...

> > >     Jure> Or do you think digit's: 3.1415927 (That's the pi value I
> > >     Jure> memorized from my calculator.)  So how many digits?
> > >
> > > Can't you count?
> >
> > I'll ignore that insult.
>
> Seems pretty apposite ...

...

> > My qouestion was: "How many digits to you need?"
> > (witch is short for: "So how many digits?")
>
> Is not.

Well in that case!
&/!"#$&%$"#$$//(¨!"&%(/#$!!!! Do I have to describe everything???








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