What's the
point, Euclid?
Adapted for the Internet from:

Why God Doesn't Exist

    The point is the simplest architecture in Geometry and has been around for thousands of years. That's why
    it is absolutely beyond comprehension when a mathematician confesses that he has no idea what a point
    is. Every mathematical physicist repeats the mantra that he has been taught by rote in college: the word
    point is ultimately undefinable and should remain primitive (i.e., undefined). Otherwise, the argument goes,
    we would wind up with circular definitions.

    Actually, the reverse is true. The contemporary mathematician engages in endless discussions and has
    failed to establish solid geometric foundations because he either can't or refuses to define his key
    terminology. It is not that we don't know what a point is. The problem is that the mathematicians attempt
    to use several definitions during their dissertations. This is a violation of the scientific method, which
    demands that strategic definitions be used consistently. If we held a mathematician to any definition of his
    choice, he would not be able to build his theories upon it. Therefore, it is understandable that he would
    motion the Court to relieve him of the scientific duty to define the versatile point.  

    Even worse, the morons of Mathematics attempt to do Geometry with abstract concepts. The infamous
    point of Mathematics lacks the one property that would allow it to be used in Geometry and in Physics:
    shape. The point is not a dot, but a location. The idiots at the Lunatic Asylum of Mathematics go through
    the motions of constructing geometric figures with this abstract 'brick'. Very funny actually!   

A point is really a location, Bill.
In Mathematics, we kill the hours
moving locations from one
location to the next.
But that’s a dot!
That’s a pictorial
representation of a point.
I was taught in
school that a point
looks like this.


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