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Quote# 4640
Prime numbers do not occur in nature and are only known to intelligent beings.
clontzjm,
Theology Web
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[10/1/2003 12:00:00 AM]
Fundie Index: 9
WTF?!

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#48044
Julian
Riiiiiiight! 2's a prime number you fuckwit!
The Seven Hills of Yungaburra, The Three Sisters. Most birds lay 1, 2 or 3 eggs  all prime numbers.
I can just see any pack of animals holding a caucus meeting because their pack population is suddenly a prime number and they need to sort out who to kick out!
6/30/2006 8:20:46 AM
#48267
Crosis
<<< Most birds lay 1, 2 or 3 eggs  all prime numbers. >>>
1 is generally not considered prime (it doesn't have two, and only two, unique factors).
7/1/2006 12:48:19 AM
#48302
CousinTed
I've got two bisquits that says you're full of shit.
7/1/2006 3:14:04 AM
#48363
Julian
I always thought the definition was only wholly divisible by 1 and itself.
7/1/2006 7:49:16 AM
#48465
Crosis
<<< I always thought the definition was only wholly divisible by 1 and itself. >>>
According to the Wikipedia article on prime numbers, the main reason 1 isn't included is so every number has a unique factorization into primes (if you include 1 as prime, you could add any number of factors of 1 to get a different factorization). Number theory generally divides integers into four classes: zero, units (1 and 1), primes, and composites.
7/2/2006 12:53:29 AM
#204810
Osiris
That's because we made up such concepts.
4/9/2007 12:44:14 AM
#204860
Brian X
Even if this was accurate (or even meaningful), so what?
4/9/2007 2:01:14 AM
#889593
Hub
Cicadas. 13 and 17year life cycles. Deliberately selected for. Please die.
2/9/2009 12:40:23 PM
#889612
Canadiest
Point?
Nothing to do with any religion as maths owe nothing to any
2/9/2009 12:58:03 PM
#889619
Katsuro
Well numbers don't actually exist, they're mearly concepts created by mankind in order to make sense of the world (in a very over simplified explaination). So, um...yeah, dunno what my point is really. Or his.
2/9/2009 1:04:22 PM
#1375630
Quantum Mechanic
All numbers occur in nature you idiot.
2/16/2012 4:30:12 PM
#1375652
rw23
Basically, clontzjm is both fucking stupid and fucking ignorant  and not afraid to hide his light under a bushel.
2/16/2012 5:56:50 PM
#1418886
Quantum Mechanic
People this stupid should be exterminated.
7/2/2012 8:19:24 AM
#1418935
Generic FSTDT Idiot
Most birds lay 1, 2 or 3 eggs  all prime numbers.
1 is not a prime number, moron. Now go die in a fire.
7/2/2012 12:32:35 PM
#1418939
number of toes on each foot  5 prime number
leaves of 3 , let them be , again prime
you fail
7/2/2012 12:42:43 PM
#1419010
Kuno
My two testicles would beg to differ.
7/3/2012 1:11:28 AM
#1419016
One of my cats knows when all three of his "pack" members are around. He's much more relaxed and satisfied when we are all together. His sister doesn't care so much, she's more of a loner.
7/3/2012 4:04:42 AM
#1419028
whatever
Why did you make that statement? It is completely devoid of logic.
7/3/2012 4:24:49 AM
#1552962
Quantum Mechanic
moron
6/12/2013 9:20:46 PM
#1552983
Justanotheratheist
So the threeleaved clover is not natural, then?
6/12/2013 10:03:05 PM
#1553001
Skeeter Hottentots
@Generic FSTDT Idiot:
1 is no longer considered a prime number, but was classed as one in most texts until the mid50s. 2 and 3 are prime numbers. Many FSTDT members are in the 40s, 50s and even 60s or older and were taught that 1 is a prime number.
6/13/2013 2:08:07 AM
#1560976
Quantum Mechanic
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7/4/2013 2:18:25 PM
#1621847
Quantum Mechanic
idiot
1/3/2014 2:38:53 AM
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