S=(E-F)/T LO25429

From: Winfried Dressler (winfried.dressler@voith.de)
Date: 10/12/00

Replying to LO25411 --

>I am somewhat puzzled by the reduction of human interactions to
>mathematical formulae.

Dear Roy,

Think about the following comment on music: "I was somewhat puzzled by the reduction of music to the four strings and body of a violin. But then, listening to a master playing Bach solo suites for violin on a Guarnieri, I was even more puzzled by what I h

ave meant by 'reduction' in the first place."

A violin is not the cause but only a tool for making music. And it is only
one out of many, many other possible toos, music instruments. And finally,
music is only a subclass of noise. May be "mathematical formulae"
correspond to "violin" and "human interaction" correspond to "noise". As
stupid as it would be to think after building a violin, that now all is
done about music, so stupid would it be to think after arriving at some
mathematical formulae that now all is said about human interaction. This
does not exclude the possibility that a master can derive sheer beauty and
deep wisdom from mathematical formulae.

Liebe Gruesse,



"Winfried Dressler" <winfried.dressler@voith.de>

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