Randall...I would like to support you in your cause here at xkcd personally.
That is, I would like to take up your bet, however 200 dollars is too steep
for me at this time and i would offer a wager of 117 dollars.
"pointless arguments about Galileo"...
how apt..."noting too, math has a point and physics is pointless, is how I envision it."
Prior to just now seeing this particular comic, and only being a member since my 64th
birthday on this November 14th, when you wrote 0955 "map projections "
and it included my waterman map, I mentioned
that i had others avenues of interest, like Physics.
Randall...is this 117 Canadian dollars challenge acceptable to you ?
Will I be allowed to present my math logic here ?
Or we could exchange, outside this forum, bu another means.
I would do it differently, than appears on my site, btw...
Noting, It can be seen on my site..in a mathematical form...from herehttp://watermanpolyhedron.com/june2011VERSION.HTML
it is short enough to read through, and has some pictures, and a first read through
might take all of 5 minutes. Hopefully, you will able to walk yourself through it,
with a second read...'okay, lets take it line by line and see if I can follow each line and agree
or disagree with that singular line."
"While statistics and measurements can be misleading, mathematics itself, is not subjective."
"Be careful of what you believe, you are likely to make it the truth."