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In his masterful work, Science and the Modern World, Alfred North Whitehead likened the role of mathematics in the world to that of Ophelia
in Hamlet--charming, delightful, a little mad and absolutely essential to the course of the play.

A.N. Feldzamen
American mathematician
Numbers & Such, 1968