The Man Who Killed The Equal Sign: 150 Quotations, Questions, and Abstractions by Alexander Ngu
The Man Who Killed The Equal Sign is an easy-to-read book of quotations by Cameroonian-born philosopher Alexander Ngu. This book contains 150 quotations, questions, and abstractions that delve into the concepts of truth, laws of nature, intelligence, and more. The Man Who Killed The Equal Sign, explores Alexander Ngu’s discovery that the use of the equal sign in mathematics limits our understanding of nature. This limitation is evident in the imperfect computational, economic, social, and other societal systems that we create using mathematics as the foundation. He argues that we must transcend mathematics to develop a more complete and consistent language for interpreting nature. This book takes the reader on a journey with the author as he asks various questions, draws conclusions, and creates new definitions. The quotations and abstractions in this book are meant to provoke thought and conversation and are not accompanied by explanations. Overall, this reader-friendly book offers a thought-provoking perspective on the limitations of mathematics and encourages readers to think deeply about the nature of reality and the world around them.