My first post deals with division by zero and how it can be used to basically prove anything. What is frightening is that division by zero is allowed in some philosophy departments around the world.
This is an example for the beginners from Wikipedia:
Define 0 x 1 = 0 and 0 x 2 = 0. Then: 0 x 1 = 0 x 2. Dividing through by zero yields: 1 = 2.
Now back to the main subject of this post. It deals with a division by zero in a paper by Norton and Roberts titled “Galileo’s Refutation of the Speed-Distance Law of Fall Rehabilitated.” In this paper, unfortunately, the authors divide by zero to prove what they want. This, of course, is considered contemporary philosophy. Here is the link to a short paper I wrote as a response:
I will let them keep dividing by zero for now.