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Hi Joe Dees -
>There is a book called THE NUMBER SENSE that maintains that we are not
>especially mathematically gifted as a result of our complexity-spawned
>self-consciousness, beyond being able to handle judgements as to whether
>which of two small quantities is greater.
That would be my sense of it as well. Much of mathematics is entirely
memetic and temperamental. The early system of barter, and the balancing
of quantities, would seem to underscore this.
Then again, just how evolved _can_ an accountant be...?
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