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Tuesday
May222018

Freedom From Fear

Geometry does not teach us to draw these lines, but requires them to be drawn, for it requires that the learner should first be taught to describe these accurately before he enters upon geometry, then it shows how by these operations problems may be solved.

— Sir Isaac Newton, Philosophie Naturalis Principia Mathematica, 1686

Like the ultimate chicken and egg syndrome, Sir Isaac Newton said for geometry to exist, geometry itself demands that lines be drawn.

Throughout history we have been fighting over our differences; good versus evil, right versus wrong.

Now our very existence demands that distinctions be drawn.

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