What if???  

redrobin012057 59F
1650 posts
5/17/2006 12:31 am

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What if???

There weren't any numbers to guide us?

How would we know a house,phone number,football scores,the share market,stock exchange,quanities,no telling of the time, or the date.....

Can we live in a world without numbers????

MysteryDreamer 57F

5/17/2006 3:16 am

Thank goodness the phone has the alphabet on it!!!! How would we know our age? Would we be stuck there too?
No, we cannot live in a world without numbers ....

redrobin012057 replies on 5/17/2006 4:45 pm:
MD,I agree.

rm_RatMaster_69 47M

5/17/2006 7:55 am

there's always the aphabet and icons.

redrobin012057 replies on 5/17/2006 4:50 pm:
I agree, but it was the Greeks that come up with the alphabet. Middle Bronze Age (2000-1500 BCE):

Can you read hieroglyphs?

Egyptian hieratic script, the less elaborate form of the hieroglyphs

Toodela 59M
1745 posts
5/17/2006 8:03 am

hmmm ... *me thinks* ... it should always have been in our minds, I guess.

I think it may be very interesting if we lost numbers today. Would be confusing to say the least ... lol

Maybe we would have found a way to use colour to represent a number, so as you grow older, your colour would change! heheheee ... hmmmm ?


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redrobin012057 replies on 5/17/2006 4:52 pm:
Quote Toodela......I think it may be very interesting if we lost numbers today. Would be confusing to say the least ... lol
And don;t forget how many women you might have slept with in that time .

You have some interesting ideas Toodela

LadySunrise 33F  
2432 posts
5/17/2006 9:47 am

never really thought about it!!

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redrobin012057 replies on 5/17/2006 4:54 pm:
Maybe you should LadySunrise .

digdug41 49M

5/18/2006 7:27 pm

Civilization is built on mathematics and science so without them where would we be?

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redrobin012057 replies on 5/18/2006 11:53 pm:
Exactly my point to digdug.

rm_SWSunset64 51F
3940 posts
5/19/2006 6:35 pm

Maybe if we didn't have numbers, I wouldn't spend time counting how many buttons are on the phone, remote control, etc. I guess that is my of my obessive compulsion disorder that includes numbers.



redrobin012057 replies on 5/20/2006 4:20 pm:
I know exactly what you mean

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