On the Occasion of the inauguration of Donald J Trump

“Gödel’s* logical rigour caused problems outside academia, too. While studying for his American citizenship assessment in 1948, he told his sponsor Oskar Morgenstein that he’d spotted some inconsistencies in the US Constitution. According to Godel the contradictions created a legal path for someone to become a dictator. Morgenstein told him it would be unwise to bring it up in the interview.”

Kurt Godel. The greatest logician of the 20th century and creator of the Theory of Incompleteness

Adam Kucharski The Perfect Bet: How science and maths are taking the luck out of gambling p150 2016

From the San Francisco Chronicle, USA


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