Adhere to the whole truth

I was no great lover of math during my school years. But I have since come to appreciate the absolute science of mathematics because of some insights it has given me regarding the Science of Christianity. 

In mathematics there are principles that cannot be changed without invalidating the science of mathematics. If, for example, you tried to make the sum of two and two to be five, perhaps because you personally liked that answer better or because you felt it fit with your personal needs better, then practically every other equation within the mathematical system would be invalidated. If two plus two were to equal five, then two plus three could not equal five, and five minus two could not equal three. 

In order to practice the science of math effectively, you have to be absolute and correct in every calculation you make. You can’t just pick and choose the calculations you like. Math is about accepting the system and applying it to the best of your ability, even if you only understand a small part of the laws of mathematics.

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