Re: virus: maxims and ground rules and suppositions

Eric Boyd (
Thu, 13 May 1999 20:11:38 -0400


Wade T.Smith <> writes:

Once a circle, always a circle.... Some things are there without force upon
them, and those things are true. That may sound Platonic, but it ain't.

Of course, in the *real* world, there arn't any *real* circles; only shapes which approximate them. A circle, in it's essence, is Platonic -- and that is why Pi is trancendental, rather than, say, an integer, or even a rational...