## #math - Thu 29 Mar 2007 between 03:12 and 03:14

### NY Lost Funds

 ashields you should only be in college if you WANT to be there. its a service you pay for, and its not something you are required to do as a human being. penos um_who1: i never asked people to harrass me um_who1 i guess, penos LouieG ashields: I hear ya, it gets worse when EVERYONE is expected to get a degree these days to have a job... Today a degree no longer makes you special. whaleofconfusion describe the equivalence class of xx = aaaa odiomundum it's becoming more and more required to be able to afford to live... um_who1 well guess what, when you get a real job you won't ask them to do it there either but they will whaleofconfusion what is the equivalence class of that? um_who1 get used to it in college penos um_who1: i know what you're saying. one of my lecturer said he thinks 'intellectual persuit' is emptyum_who1: referring to self studyum_who1: but i disagree whaleofconfusion wait a minuteyour definition makes no sense penos um_who1: some people can learn better aloneum_who1: and i'm one of them odiomundum :-/ whaleofconfusion {xx^Rw? do you mean y? um_who1 alone .. sadly that will never be the case whaleofconfusion you have not reproduced it faithfully um_who1 what's the point of learning alone? odiomundum nothat is the language whaleofconfusion you have a w, an x, and a y penos um_who1: becaues no one will tell me what to do whaleofconfusion you have defined x and ybut you have used x and w odiomundum {xx^Rw | x, w are elements of (a+b)^+ } penos um_who1: except the structure of book i'm reading um_who1 life tells you what to do, how do you plan to escape that? TRWBW whaleofconfusion: nothing wrong with that language definition odiomundum x and y are just random strings penos um_who1: i'm not living long enough LouieG Um: what's the point of learning alone?????? Many people here like myself just like to learn. For knowledge and to advance ourselves.. whaleofconfusion and by a+b do you mean {a, b}? um_who1 running away from authority isn't gong to help TRWBW odiomundum: arbitrary strings, random means something else penos um_who1: i'm not going to live until i'm 50 or 60 LouieG ...even if it's not nessesarily for employment.