[FOM] Mathematical explanation

Dean Buckner d3uckner at btinternet.com
Fri Nov 4 13:31:34 EST 2005

> That begs the question at issue. 

Agreed.   Only to add, the sentence "4+3=7" can also translate the
English sentence "if you take four things, and then take another three
things, you have taken seven things".  Could any of the three things
have been any of the four things?  No, because the word 'another'
signifies that none of the other three things is the same as any of the
four things.  Perhaps "another" in ordinary English could have had a
different meaning than it actually does.  But it doesn't.

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