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Mon Apr 28, 2014, 05:59 PM

Has anyone ever read Edwin Abbott's "Flatland"?

If so, what did you think?

Interested in some opinions.

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Reply Has anyone ever read Edwin Abbott's "Flatland"? (Original post)
Aristus Apr 2014 OP
getting old in mke Apr 2014 #1
Silver Gaia May 2015 #2
DavidDvorkin May 2015 #3
phantom power Jun 2015 #4

Response to Aristus (Original post)

Mon Apr 28, 2014, 08:06 PM

1. Not recently enough to hazard an opinion any more.

About 45 years ago and because I was interested in geometry...

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Response to Aristus (Original post)

Wed May 27, 2015, 07:52 AM

2. Had to read it for a math class in college...

I thought it was pretty cool.

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Response to Aristus (Original post)

Thu May 28, 2015, 02:14 PM

3. I read it decades ago and loved it

I think it was on the recommendation of a math teacher.

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Response to Aristus (Original post)

Wed Jun 10, 2015, 03:35 PM

4. Truthfully, a better take on that idea is Planiverse:

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