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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