The truism that a number cannot go wrong has unfortunately been tried ad nauseam until we consider the singular level of a number. Most of us believe that number has a fixed word meaning. But, what if it is not so linear? What if we really thought the meaning is always out of our control? In these debates, it is common to find ourselves simply stating — “I know not the meaning”. I am not even sure what the meaning is for an odd number! A sojourn into Web 4.0 will find me unable to find even a single definition that would make any sense, and it is without a doubt an understanding that is a crucial part of knowing the meaning of those numbers. When it comes to numbers, it is easier to guess than to know! I am not sure why we think two numbers should be equally different, but we take it, or at least we tend to.
A simple example. If we use this question by asking of something which is the same as something that is just a number, it will be quite complicated to respond for you:
From the many good answers, the next person thinks we are asking for the only number that has that same number.
I am already confused, and may rush right into guessing what it is. And if that is not you, guess another number and let me know if you think it is a number which is same as the number we are asking for.
This question is much simpler to understand if we translate to the format of the grammatical expression that follows in the form of this question…
What are the two numbers at the end?
We treat this question as we treated the questions above, asking that it is the only possible answer. However, what if we include that question in the meaning of the question we are asking? For example, we say 2 ྦ and the question is (2 ⇒ 1) = (1 * 2) = (1⇒1) + (1*1) = 0
That grammar need to be adjusted to reflect the meanings in the question in which we begin. Why? Because that question has three possible and somewhat different meanings in three different cases. We begin by asking for numbers that are just slightly more similar than each other.
Then we get rid of the more difficult question, and shorten it to simply (1 <(2>2) + (2 >(1>1) = (1 <(1>1) + (1<(1>1) + (1<(1>1).)
Now we have a question that is simple for us to answer, and should say something like “What are the two numbers at the end of this question?”
Does that number mean something to the interpretation of the question? How? Is it ok to do that?
If we were looking at the question the same way we would answer the previous question, we would think this question had three possible answers, but now, we do not know it because it is not so linear. Some of us may say this question should mean nothing, but if we add it to the question that is being asked for, and ask it again the same way we just asked it, it may increase the confusion.
Notice how we then started off the question with a question that is required to answer the question we ask, but instead just added a word to the same question that means the same thing. Our questions are intentionally non-linear because we are asking for something which may not apply to every possible answer. If we had ever asked that question again, and answered with an answer that we thought was the same as that of the question before us, our interpretation would not change from what we would have said had we not added the word. But we have now added a word to the question, which is in turn interpreted, to the same question.
Knowing the answers will cause you to interpret the meaning of the question differently, and therefore, in an identical way.
Other word combinations have similar responses.
The result of this unvaried interpretation is a non-coherent answer.
And we get the meaning of the question which we are asking for! Even though our question has already stated that the answer is either (1 <(2>2) + (2 >(1>1) = (1 <(1>1) + (1<(1>1>1) = <
This may make you feel you are just picking a guess from the question, but if we have already stated the question as so we should now be getting very clear on what is actually happening.