[lit-ideas] Re: Imagination and maths [and maybe more.....]

  • From: "Andreas Ramos" <andreas@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 17 Dec 2004 20:16:57 -0800

> 1. Can a person imagine '2+2=4'?
> 2. Can a person imagine '2+2=5'?

Imagine or understand?

One could imagine 2+2=4 without understanding it (just as one can imagine many 
without understanding why it works.)

Can a person imagine '2+2=5'? Very likely. Especially if the person happens to 
be the 
current occupant of the White House. Asides from that, there are many examples 
in which one 
can imagine something is true, yet it's logically wrong (for example, most of 


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