ENOUGH! (was: "Re: [OT]: Brain Burp Rounding??")
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> one that actually said "mathematical manipulation is just card tricks"
It wasn't meant to imply any sort of chicanery or mumbo jumbo. David
VanHorn put it better. " I don't think it's "magic" or anything of the sort.
Just a convenient way to deal with inconvenient numbers. It works, till
something better comes along". It's just how these convoluted means
to an end look to a mathematical outsider
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