Wednesday April 09 - Wednesday April 09 Question 13. If...

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Wednesday April 09 Question 13. If aliens landed tomorrow: -aliens exist -capable of technological achievement. Does this or does this not imply tey have mathematical knowledge -presumably they are explorers (left home) some experience communication with those they are not the same -would it be a red/blue/ eyes/nose type communication like we’ve done in past, or different because a diff. species -is math something implicit in reality, or something that humans have created… debated discussed by mathematicians over time. Based on our current experience… we have experience within humanity… have tribes that didn’t know math?? Can argue no. some tribes no counting above 2. does that mean that aliens def could do math?? Mathematics today and where it goes in the future Mathematicians from the past that we’ve discussed have been a privileged class Serfs, slaves, etc intentionally kept illiterate, etc so can only focus on feeding themselves Any mathmeticians, most had a way of being provided for, so can focus on
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