humans and logic

Danny Ayers danny.ayers_nospam at btinternet.com
Wed Jun 13 17:13:40 CEST 2001


On 12 Jun 2001 08:39:37 -0700, thinkit <thinkit8 at lycos.com> wrote:

>humans should use a power of 2 as a base.  this is more logical because it
>synchs with binary, which is at the very heart of logic--true and false.  it is
>more natural perhaps, to use decimal--but logic should, and will, win out.

the main use of numbers is in numerical operations such as counting,
not logical ones

what would tbe he advantage in using powers of 2 be anyway? isn't the
idea of computers for them to do this kind of work for us?





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