@elphidium55active 8 months, 1 week ago
former micro-paleontologist/geologist, former missionary, former Roman Catholic
Imagine I were to run the following argument.
step 1: I have a (hypothetical) mathematical function F(a,b) which computes the difference between two numbers;
step 2: I use this function to compare a number (for example, 1213), to itself;
step 3: calculating F(1213,1213) yields the (suprising) result there is a positive difference between 1213…[Read more]
I used to be a geologist. I was appointed to the U.S. Geological Survey by Jimmy Carter. I was un-appointed from the USGS by Ronald Reagan. I have a Master’s Degree in Theology and was involved in (Catholic) religious education for many years. This included four years spent working for the Archdiocese of Castries, St. Lucia, W.I. I am now a c…[Read more]