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CATEGORY: Trick or Truth Essay Contest (2015) [back]
TOPIC: TRICK OR TRUTH:THE MYSTERIOUS CONNECTION BETWEEN PHYSICS AND MATHEMATICS by LLOYD TAMARAPREYE OKOKO [refresh]
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Author LLOYD TAMARAPREYE OKOKO wrote on Mar. 5, 2015 @ 01:45 GMT
Essay Abstract

ABSTRACT: Empirical studies, be it in retrospect or in recent times; as to whether there exists a mysterious connection between physics and mathematics have always come up with findings that are nothing short of the affirmative; as opposed to a mute point. That is to say: in ‚Äútruth‚ÄĚ, an element of co-operative relations that is devoid of ‚Äútrick‚ÄĚ do exist between the two subjects: physics and mathematics. Especially indicative of this is the fact that the Structure of the universe (the subject matter of physics) is as much a subject matter of mathematics, which is a product of our imagination; and as such cannot be oblivious of the general analysis of nature. The truth-status of the existence of a mysterious connection between physics and mathematics cannot be overemphasised. Myriads of scholars are not oblivious of it and are always hinging their impetus of doing so from the fact that physics and mathematics are both subject matters of the human mind. In this essay, we have tried to highlight the inextricable ‚Äútruth‚ÄĚ devoid of ‚Äútrick‚ÄĚ that gives credence to the assertion that a mysterious connection do exist between physics and mathematics.

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BIOGRAPHY OF LLOYD TAMARAPREYE OKOKO My name is Lloyd Tamarapreye Okoko. I am 59 years old; hails from Obunagha- Gbarain in Bayelsa State of Nigeria. In terms of educational qualification, I hold the University of Ibadan Diploma in Theatre Arts-cum-the Bachelor of Science (B.sc)degree of the University of Port Harcourt and the University of Uyo Master of Science degree in Public Administration; all obtained in Nigeria. I started my career as a broadcaster (Producer/Director/Script Writer) on the 1st of February 1979 and rose to the rank of Deputy Director (General Manager)on Grade Level 16 before retiring in February 2013.

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Armin Nikkhah Shirazi wrote on Mar. 16, 2015 @ 05:35 GMT
Dear Lloyd,

I enjoyed your essay, the style of writing of which reminded a bit of the literature of times past. I thought that your approach of defining the terms in the beginning of the discussion was good; so often people talk past each other because they think they are talking about the same thing but, in fact, do not.

Your conclusion that math is more aligned with truth is, I think not controversial, and certainly consonant with my own. I am surprised that your essay rated as low as it did, I noticed that for several essays the rating does not reflect at least my view of what they should have rated.

Best wishes,

Armin

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Author LLOYD TAMARAPREYE OKOKO replied on Mar. 16, 2015 @ 08:16 GMT
Dear Mr.Amin,

I appreciate your broad perspective on the subject matter.I was ironically encouraged by the previous rating of my essay on grounds of proliferation of schools of thought and the corollary of myriad perspectives.I am elated at your rating which smacks of the objective devoid of the pedantic;more so;as it recognises the imperative of the historical approach as a sine-qua-non for unravelling the truth-status of the nexus between physics and mathematics.

Grateful,please remain blessed.

Lloyd Tamarapreye Okoko.

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Felix Tonwe wrote on Mar. 27, 2015 @ 08:51 GMT
Dear Lloyd,

Your essay is highly educative.It is a pen-portrait description of the connection between Physics and Mathematics.

Best wishes,

Felix Tonwe.

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Author LLOYD TAMARAPREYE OKOKO replied on Mar. 27, 2015 @ 12:52 GMT
Dear Mr.Tonwe,

Your view on my essay is highly appreciated.

Remain Blessed,

Lloyd Tamarapreye Okoko.

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Benita Rovikpa wrote on Mar. 27, 2015 @ 17:22 GMT
Dear Mr. Lloyd,

I enjoy the way you write. Permit me to use your essay as a reference material for my students.

Keep on flourishing,

Benita Rovikpa.

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Author LLOYD TAMARAPREYE OKOKO replied on Mar. 27, 2015 @ 17:53 GMT
Dear Benita,

Thanks.

Concerning your request;why not? The primary goal of life is to spread knowledge for the upliftment of mankind.

Remain Blessed,

Lloyd Tamarapreye Okoko.

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Leslie Giadon wrote on Apr. 2, 2015 @ 16:32 GMT
Dear Mr.Okoko,

Thanks for an excellent work. It is a unique masterpiece that cements the nexus between Maths and Physics.

keep the flag flying.

Leslie Giadon

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Author LLOYD TAMARAPREYE OKOKO replied on Apr. 2, 2015 @ 16:53 GMT
Dear Mr.Giadon,

There is no gainsaying the fact that a nexus exists between the two subjects.I appreciate your concurrence.

Remain Blessed,

Lloyd Tamarapreye Okoko.

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Joe Fisher wrote on Apr. 8, 2015 @ 15:27 GMT
Dear Lloyd,

Thank you for leaving a comment about my essay.

Dear Lloyd,

Do you have a real complete skin surface? Does the room you are presently in have a real complete floor, ceiling and walls surfaces? Does every object in the room have a real complete surface? Does everything you have ever seen have a real complete surface? Have you never noticed that no matter in which direction you look, you will only ever see a plethora of partial surfaces that meld seamlessly into one surface?

Obviously, you do not need to know anything about abstract mathematics and abstract physics in order to be able to see real surface.

Einstein was completely wrong about abstract Relativity. Eugene Wigner was completely wrong about the real utility of abstract mathematics. And you will be wrong if you continue to try to understand meaningless abstractions.

Joe Fisher

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Author LLOYD TAMARAPREYE OKOKO replied on Apr. 9, 2015 @ 08:30 GMT
Dear Mr.Fisher,

Thanks for your "discredited forerunners" response to my comments on your essay.

Science is added knowledge that does not substract from an existing retinue. It

is not exclusive;and the earlier it assumes the dimension of a continuum; the

better for its unblemished growth and development.

The preponderance of schools of thought without linking threads signifies chaos

and hegemony of bohemians.We suckle the sap of past masters.We don't jettison

them; for they constitute the building blocks of whatever heights we may have

attained in the scientific realm.For you to see the contributions of Wagner and

Einsteen as mute points is to say the least disparaging.My goal is that as a

thriving Scientist;you keep on flourishing and never be discredied even in the

22nd.Century and beyond.Wagner,Einsteen and Fisher may appear not good enough as per the standards of today's "thinkers" but they certainly must have met the

the relevant needs of the societies they served.I am not disputing that you are

a greater than Wagner and Einsteen.Remain Blessed.

Lloyd Tamarapreye Okoko.

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Mary Ann Slaby wrote on Apr. 10, 2015 @ 10:35 GMT
Mr. Okoko:

Your elements of style reflect that you were likely trained in a field outside or akin to the hard sciences, yet pensive of the major fundamental questions. You did directly answer the essay question and you provided an answer, with which I agree. The mind does seem to be based on some common basis as that of nature. I liked that the essay was straight forward and simply presented. It is my guess that with this body of judges, you needed to provide not only arguments of your theory, but also proof of your assessment.

My best wishes for you in this contest,

Mary Ann

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Author LLOYD TAMARAPREYE OKOKO replied on Apr. 10, 2015 @ 13:48 GMT
Dearly Beloved Mary Ann,

Thanks for your community friendly remarks.The "proof of my assessment" is the credibility of the sources I have cited. It is expedient that we suckle the sap of "past masters" and as a corollary bask in the deodorant of their success.

My essay is a convergence of the credibility of the "past masters" and the concurrrence of the defacto hegemony on the subject matter.It is unique in the sense that it delivers judgement for JUDGES TO ENDORSE.

Keep on flourishing.

Lloyd Tamarapreye Okoko.

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Jonathan J. Dickau wrote on Apr. 23, 2015 @ 02:26 GMT
Rightly so..

I agree with your primary conclusions. This was not the most erudite entry, but what you have presented is soundly reasoned. I agree with the folks from Valdosta that the essay topic is a 'chicken or egg?' question. In the case of actual chickens, I think the egg came first, because the creature that laid the egg of the first anatomically modern chicken bird was probably just a shade more primitive herself (genetically speaking). But for Math and Physics; I agree with you that we need mathematics to do much good science. A good effort, and well researched so far as you go with it.

All the Best,

Jonathan

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Author LLOYD TAMARAPREYE OKOKO wrote on Apr. 23, 2015 @ 08:14 GMT
Dearly Beloved Jonathan,

I have been following your balanced and development oriented comments on most of the essay-inputs in this forum.I thirsted for you to approximate such with my essay; and you have in your typical show of excellence done so to my satisfaction.Thanks for being so knowledgeable.

Keep on flourishing.

Lloyd Tamarapreye Okoko.

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kevin l bootes wrote on Nov. 6, 2015 @ 20:03 GMT
Greetings fellow friend of the spiritual science of Galileo, Newton and Einstein!

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