I recently had one of those “practitioner’s epiphanies” that I

really feel captures the core of the issue and quickly explains a lot

about mathematics.

My current definition is:

Mathematics is the minimal environment to preserve ideas.

I recently had one of those “practitioner’s epiphanies” that I

really feel captures the core of the issue and quickly explains a lot

about mathematics.

My current definition is:

Mathematics is the minimal environment to preserve ideas.