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In a message dated 4/2/2001 3:15:18 AM Eastern Daylight Time,

sentience@pobox.com writes:

<< Except for the idea that the Goldbach Conjecture (NOT the Riemann

Hypothesis, as stated in the article) might be true but TOTALLY

unproveable (i.e., the consequence of an infinite number of independent

mathematical facts). I've heard this hypothesized before in connection

with Chaitin's work, and I find it both plausible and chilling.

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I wonder why E.Y. finds this "chilling"?

Mitch

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