Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Concocted Paradox

No concept of the number zero. Scarcely any awareness of basic arithmetic or algebraic technique. Spoke a semantically, structurally, word-count poorer language than our own. Couldn't have worked a computer if his life depended on it. But just for kicks, let's assume Aristotle would have been a whiz-bang on modern intelligence tests—at least that will put Professor Flynn's sensitivities at ease.

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