Re: [R] Value of 'pi'

From: Joshua Wiley <jwiley.psych_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 30 May 2011 16:25:28 -0700

Hmm, I think the difference would be much less dramatic. The rest of the world would just have to update its Midwest/Indiana list to:

Weird Things about Indiana:

  1. "Daylight Savings Time" (to save candles?)
  2. Still has horses, carts, and buggies
  3. Does not believe in math (really just an extension of #2)

On Mon, May 30, 2011 at 3:35 PM, Oliver Bandel <oliver_at_first.in-berlin.de> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> interesting would be to estimate what would have happened,
> if the law would have been installed.
>
> What consequences would that have caused?
>
> Could it make the earth flat again?
> And which shape would the earth have, if pi = 3?
>
> And how would a football-ball look like?
> (Like american football-ball, or would it look like a triangle?) ;)
>
> The world maybe would have been imploded.
>
> And maybe because this would happen, the law was never activated...
> ...just because of Anthropic principle, which saved our world from that. ;)
>
> Ciao,
>   Oliver
>
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-- 
Joshua Wiley
Ph.D. Student, Health Psychology
University of California, Los Angeles
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