Sunday, January 22, 2006

Prime philosophy

I am currently reading The curious incident of the dog in the night-time by Mark Haddon. Here is a quote from the book (will leave a detail post on the book for later):

I think prime numbers are like life. They are very logical but you could never work out the rules, even if you spent all you life thinking about them.

I agree.


Anand said...

And like in life, we do make progress little by little, don't we?

Iyer the Great said...

Yes.. certainly. I think this hit the spot in why life and prime numbers have a certain mystique around them.


BetterHalf said...

And so do mathematicians have a greater chance of succeeding ;)??
Would they soon become the Prime Movers ??
But yaa a nice analogy....had never viewed life from such a statistical angle...

BetterHalf said...

Btw, your French Kiss post inspired me to scribble a few words in my blog and here is the link to it

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