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category: residue [glöplog]
Yeah, right. And every other non-western culture also stopped progress at that time
added on the 2009-02-04 20:53:55 by Joghurt Joghurt
stupid Joghurt beating me to the stupid good point
added on the 2009-02-04 20:57:23 by Baz Baz
Maybe they just weren't as advanced as the christian ones at that point in time so they only caught up somewhat...
added on the 2009-02-04 21:16:14 by slux slux

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added on the 2009-02-04 21:24:20 by scoutski scoutski
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added on the 2009-02-04 21:28:12 by stijn stijn
slux is right. The fact that "algebra" comes from arabic al-jabr and that we use arabic numbers which are also written from right to left is just a coincidence ;-)
added on the 2009-02-04 21:29:01 by Joghurt Joghurt
Some historians say that the dark ages wasn't as dark as some people will have it. It's just renaissance propaganda :)

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added on the 2009-02-04 22:52:01 by El Topo El Topo
Just so you know, only the digits' symbols are arabic. The positional numeration system is very old, apparently chinese, and the zero concept would be indian, and the zero symbol would be something between chinese and indian.
The arabs just adopted the system.

Furthermore, the symbols as we know them greatly differ freom the arabic ones.
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added on the 2009-02-04 23:08:07 by NoahR NoahR
That of course is not to say the arabic world didnt have scientific skills at that time.
But yes, i's off topic.

As a side note i have found googling images with "nsfw" to be quite entertaining.

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I find the shadow a bit confusing, though i don't think it's fake, in fact it's just logical to look that way if the light is about the same position as the camera. but still.
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HelloWorld: Did you ever hear about cameras with a blitz? :P
mmh, yes. i call that a flash. but then the shadow should be exactly behind the girl, non-visible. Of course theres a distance between the lens and the light emitter, but i wouldnt have thought it would cause that much difference. oh my. :)
Random girl with hardware thread plz
added on the 2009-02-04 23:58:09 by stijn stijn
true they would also fit there.

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you wont stop Breakpoint - bitcxh!
added on the 2009-02-05 00:38:34 by button button
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added on the 2009-02-05 00:43:26 by elkmoose elkmoose
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added on the 2009-02-05 01:58:17 by bdk bdk
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added on the 2009-02-05 03:12:03 by shock__ shock__
Shockwav3: sorry, I never wanted to say it in this thread.... but this is sooooooooooooooooooooooooooo old! Please post the picture again on Page 740. Thank you ;)
added on the 2009-02-05 03:21:46 by vscd vscd


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