Re: Evidence for "Big Bang Theory"
Patti Rebecca King (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Sun, 7 May 1995 14:01:21 -0500
On 7 May 1995, Carl J Lydick wrote:
> =Zero as a symbol is the concept necessary for the abtract representation of
> ="nothing." Therefore, while "nothing" may have been conceived of well before
> =zero was instituted as a symbol for it, the point I made was that zero must be
> =an "intellectual concept." It is, after all, an abstraction.
> Perhaps you'd explain to us how the word "nothing" fails to qualify as a symbol
> for the representation of "nothing." If you can't do that, then perhaps you'll
> havre the intellectual integrity to admit you don't know what you're talking
> about, though I seriously doubt it.
Sorry to butt in on this guys, but was the word nothing even around when
the concept of 0 was invented?
just a thought...