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"Both and have the intention to talk about facts. The difference is that mathematics leans towards facts you can proof where philosophy leans towards facts that matter.

But that doesn't mean that mathematics doesn't occasionally stumble over something useful or philosophy over something right."

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@marix *cough* That was just me.

I put it in quotes it because it originated in a discussion in I think the channel on freenode. So it had actually had some context. But I like it as it is.

@maralorn so that's why we don't let philosophers play with bucketloads of instant sunshine or artificial intelligence?

@zeri Because they could be wrong about if, where and when it would be appropriate to light a sun?

Nah, I think we do that because they could be right …

@zeri Yeah, I got that. I just (badly) tried to stay in the metaphor.

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