Oh, my! Ben Orlin over at Math with Bad Drawings just published my new favorite math proof ever:

I had a fight with Euclid on the nature of the primes.

It got a little heated – you know how the tension climbs.It started out most civil, with a honeyed cup of tea;

we traded tales of scholars, like Descartes and Ptolemy.

But as the tea began to cool, our chatter did as well.

We’d had our fill of gossip. We sat silent for a spell.

That’s when Euclid turned to me, and said, “Hear this, my friend:

did you know the primes go on forever, with no end?” …Click here to read the whole post at Math with Bad Drawings.

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