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Re: Should we be touching goops?

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Should we be touching goops?
Date: Sun, 05 Jun 2022 22:16:29 +0200
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Christopher Heckman <> writes:

> David Kastrup <> wrote:
>> Frankly, that's academic.  It reminds me of the excessive amount of
>> energy placed into keeping the mathematics(!) of location vectors and
>> difference vectors separate.
> When you ask the question, "What does the sum of two vectors mean?"
> you have to know what they represent, and therein the difference
> actually lies. The numerical computation is, of course, the same.

I guess I am a slide rule guy.  My tools are responsible for doing the
numbers and I am responsible for keeping track of the meaning.
Traditional role models.

David Kastrup

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