//chaotic rose anthology, november 30 "I feel a little better, but I don't want to take any chances, so I have an energy drink, and DayQuil, and tea. Those are all the drugs I can use legally." "This class is all about talking about our feelings." "I want all the steps to be written out, so stupid people like me can read it and understand." "I have a degree, I promise." "Have you heard of the real number 4? Yeah? Great. I have, too." "I'm not going to go over pi today. We'll go over it later -- hopefully never." "Stephen, don't talk about problems. Now is the time to celebrate our successes." "I won't use the paper. I'll use my brain, and my energy drink." "Why are you in the FLUB, little x? Because you're in one of the gammas."
// talking about real numbers and dedekind cuts Rose: Oh, yeah, shit's getting real!
Kirk: if you know anybody who is a member of the BCT cult, you have to save them! Rose: um, some cults are good Kirk: that’s exactly what a cult leader would say
Kirk: i hate the BCT. but every year— Rose: i love the BCT. Kirk: every year, we have some students who are BCT cultists. and i can’t say for certain, i’m not part of the BCT cult, but i think the cult leader is in this room right now. Rose: i can neither confirm nor deny
//chaotic rose anthology, november 28 "The critics' consensus is that [Wish (2023) is] terrible, but I like it." "You were all bored by my lecture, so maybe my lecture was bad, but maybe it was all your fault." "You are allowed to think. You are even encouraged to think." "I feel like I've said this five times already, but saying it one more time would be good." "I'm leading a whole counter-revolution. When I write my own calculus textbook ..." "An axiom is like a little packet of magic dust." "Sameer! Wake up. Stand up. You can't fall asleep if you're standing." "We have two facts about the least upper bound. It's an upper bound, and it's the least." "Are we ready to start the proof? ... No. That's a trick question. We're not ready, because we don't know what the hell's going on." "Wake up, everyone! Smack yourself. Smack your neighbour. Do whatever it takes." "If you just reach in with your grubby little fingers and go 'eurherhuuerh' ..."
Rose: The integers -- we know those. You just count some rocks, or something.
Rose: Sometimes, with younger siblings, I think "there's no way I like them as much as their older sibling". Rose: And then, y'know, some time passes ...
Rose: I will play the role of Achilles Rose: because that is very appropriate.
Rose, to Klees: You're standing at the gate, holding a sword, fighting off divergent series, stopping them from entering your maths.
Rose: Violence is exciting.