Mathematics: Useful but I can’t give it a god-like status and I believe programming will eventually overthrow mathematics.

Mathematics: Useful but I can’t give it a god-like status and I believe programming will eventually overthrow mathematics.

My view of things is more linguistic in nature. I tend to believe in synonyms; and structures can be created that exceed the original synonyms but nonetheless, are formed on the basis of our biological numerosity and that ideal forms do not exist anywhere but in and for ourselves.

The map is not the territory, although the map may do a fantastic job at describing the territory, as it were.

There are places where mathematics falls flat, but linguistics takes over. Lying for example. Half-truths. Uncertainty. There are things that mathematics cannot describe nor predict. Useful but not ultimate.

I can agree that a more pragmatic and practical language has not yet been devised that can create ideal forms that exist in our cognitive systems to assist in describing and manipulating reality – although programming is coming close to overthrowing mathematics, I believe, as a viable alternative – but I can’t give it god-like status.

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