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two-symbol mathematics (was: Langauge Constets (was: NSM))

From:Tristan Plumb <lingua@...>
Date:Thursday, November 22, 2007, 1:58
> > If mathematics can be derived from just two entities, 0 and 1, why > > not a speaking language? > How can mathematics be derived from just '0' and '1'? You have to be > able to combine them somehow, and that means adding an operation, which > immediately means a third item.
¡No! You can express the entirity of mathematics with the digits 0 and 1: <> Then, of course, a grammar, which is extraordinarily simple in this case. (I hardly think anybody was thinking to have no rules to combine digits.) enjoy, tristan -- All original matter is hereby placed immediately in to the public domain.