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In the eigenspace of Christ

  1. Jan 28, 2005 #1

    arildno

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    This one is priceless:
    There's a lot more at:
    http://www.trnty.edu/faculty/robbert/SRobbertWebFolder/ChristianityMath/LinearAlgebra.html
     
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  3. Jan 28, 2005 #2

    Ivan Seeking

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    yikes!

    I have heard of efforts to merge science with religion, but this is a bit much. :biggrin:
     
  4. Jan 28, 2005 #3

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    As a sermon it would fall pretty flat in most churches.

    I recall Kenneth Rexroth writing about the soapbax orators of Chicago's long-gone bughouse square. One socialist mechanic would give fiery rants salted with "incomprehensible metaphors from the tool room". This would fall in the same category.
     
  5. Jan 28, 2005 #4

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    "Consider the set of linear functionals on a vector space V, how they grow; they toil not neither do they spin..."
     
  6. Jan 28, 2005 #5
    Hmm.. I was expecting it to have the style of language actually used in the bible. For instance, I would have expected something like this quote below to be more like:

    "The dimension of a vector space is a constant which indicates the number of vectors in any basis for the vector space. This number is independent of which basis is selected. The vector space of three-dimensional space has dimension three (surprise, surprise). However, not all vector spaces have a finite dimension. If you think of the vector space consisting of polynomials with real number coefficients, bases have a countably infinite number of elements. It is easy to construct and infinite basis here; the standard basis is the infinite collection of polynomials 1, x, x2, x3, . . . xn, . . . "

    And editing it to make it seem like the bible... (tinkers with quote)

    "Halleujah, Praise God's Vector Spaces! Thy worth dependth not on thy basis, but rather for the Lord's holy trinity of dimensions, for each vector space shall thus be called the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost. The Lord's vector spaces are composed thus of God's will and thy holy polynomials with thy numerical coefficients. However, the glory of God cannot be recreated by thy sinner who believes not in God's collection of polynomials. The Lord's polynomials are eternal, 1, x, x2, x3, ... xn, and are thy will of your Lord God."

    Hehe...
     
  7. Jan 29, 2005 #6

    arildno

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    I liked this one as well:
     
  8. Jan 31, 2005 #7
    Oh dear-------------------Photongod
     
  9. Feb 13, 2005 #8
    Someone please tell me this is joke...
    Please...
     
  10. Feb 13, 2005 #9

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    Her bio says she resides in LaGrange and teaches Sunday School, so I think it is meant in all sincerity. (I wonder what she has to say about Lagrangian mechanics?)
     
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