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Pun Control – Nine – AI and OEU and sometimes Y

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Technologies are advancing so quickly that we have to plan our lives around times without electronic devices, just to feel human.

It all started with Quantum Mechanics. Robert Hooke a natural philosopher, architect and polymath from England,
proposed in the 1600s that force and gravity had attractive properties in space.

From these humble beginnings we know that light travels faster than sound.
This is why some Humans appear bright BEFORE we hear them speak.

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Human: What happened when Chuck Norris and Time had a race?

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String Theory Football in space?

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Ever wonder how a String Theory Physicist can teach a Field Goal Kicker
to be 98% accurate,
but would never PLAY football himself,
much less on another planet?

What our sporty Physicist is not saying out loud  
is that Football and String Theory have too much in common to work in space.

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Math geek: Reflections on Statistics

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Mathematics allows the practitioner to practice,
while only a truly devoted student can stud.

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Medicine makes people ill, mathematics make them sad and
theology makes them sinful.”                                                                      ~ Martin Luther (1483-1546)
German professor of theology, composer, priest, former monk

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AutoAmerican defined

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Destined to show the results of dedicated effort.
Forced to choose the devil I know.
Expected to conform to all posted signs.

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The Power of X

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Where does ‘X’ get its charisma?
From its mysterious nature,
film industry spookiness, or
the mathematical power of the Sumerians?

We experience the X or “it” as personal magnetism or
natural magnetic force or
dynamic energy.

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Math Geek proof that FOUR EQUALS THREE

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

This is how to prove 4 = 3.  If you are a Math Geek, kinda like me, then you will enjoy this trick to fool your friends. There is always a catch, though.

Let’s assume this expression is true: a + b = c
This can also be re-written as:
4a – 3a + 4b – 3b = 4c – 3c

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