```Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2001 11:53:16 -0700 Reply-To: "William W. Viergever" Sender: "SAS(r) Discussion" From: "William W. Viergever" Subject: Re: Fw: A Mathematical Proof Comments: To: Gerhard Hellriegel In-Reply-To: <200107251511.f6PFBep207568@listserv.cc.uga.edu> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"; format=flowed At 11:11 AM 7/25/2001 -0400, Gerhard Hellriegel wrote: >On Wed, 25 Jul 2001 07:55:16 -0700, Jan Padilla > wrote: > > >http://www.EmailJoke.comThis must relate in some way to the "the power to > >know"! Any mathematicians with too much time on their hands monitoring >this > >list? > > > > > >Knowledge is Power. > >Time is Money > >And, as every actuary (with physics training) knows: > >Power = Work/Time > >So, if > >Knowledge = Power > >and > >Time = Money > >then through simple substitution > >Knowledge = Work/Money > >Solving for Money, we get > >Money = Work/Knowledge > >Thus, if Work is held constant as a positive number (no matter how >small!!), > >Money approaches infinity as Knowledge approaches zero > >Conclusion: All else being equal, the less you know, the more you make. > >My experience is: line 2 is wrong! I assume, time=1/money. Always if I have >time, my money disappear! I have only money when I have no time to spend >it... Interesting twist .. but this reminds me of a line from Zap Comics' (in the 70's) Mr. Natural .... ... will get you through times of no money better than money will get you through times of no Later >But the conclusion is also interesting: >doesn't matter how big your knowledge is (only >0)! You can always have >enough money if you avoid working too much... Ok, I'll finish my work for >today now! ----------------------------------------------------------------- William W. Viergever Voice : (916) 483-8398 Viergever & Associates Fax : (916) 486-1488 A SAS Institute Quality Partner E-mail : wwvierg@attglobal.net Sacramento, CA 95825 ----------------------------------------------------------------- ```

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