"I don't think that was ethnocentric, because I believe that is the case, then it must be truth. I do require any more evidence than that.
"Most people...moreI don't think that was ethnocentric, because I believe that is the case, then it must be truth. I do require any more evidence than that.
"Most people believe in math because they were raised by a family that believes in it. Does that make math not viable? "
Only if there is a process by which the math has been established as a fact and has the process has become recognized and accepted as such; whether and to what extent the equation and theoretic explanation can be considered truly inseparable from one another; and if the math and its conclusions are not influenced by history and consensus, rather than a strictly systematic methodology. Then, after extensive review and repeated scrunity would it be considered sound- like gravity, germ theory and evoultion. Simply saying the area of a circle is 2 X radius is not something that should be taken on faith just because my ansectors couldn't grasp Pi. even then, should the math be disproved, I'd change my opinion of it.(less)