FOM: re: Torkel Franzen
kanovei at wminf2.math.uni-wuppertal.de
Fri Nov 21 09:41:22 EST 1997
>From: Torkel Franzen <torkel at sm.luth.se>
>I have seen category theory enthusiasts (not
>Colin) wax quite unrealistically enthusiastic, talking as though
>the ordinary extensional view of functions as graphs had now been
>revealed to be a complicated construct based on this or that
>construction in category theory.
Once I read in Plinius, who prosecuted early christians in 2AD,
that the most stubborn members of the sect were usually "stupid women".
>But then, who knows, maybe
>the next generation will in fact base their understanding on these
Take it easy.
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