NEW: Pythagoras Theorem written before he was born!

Bijoy Misra bmisra at FAS.HARVARD.EDU
Mon Apr 9 11:17:06 UTC 2001

Dear Samar Abbas,

Do you know what you are talking about or you just hate
anything credited to India?  I thought you had some
scholarly aptitude.  It looks more political aptitude.
Sorry to say this.

Bijoy Misra

On Sun, 8 Apr 2001, Samar Abbas wrote:

> AFTER AIT & NGT, NOW PTT ! After AIT, Saffron researchers are busy
> unveiling another `racist Nazi' theory: PTT (Pythagoras Theorem-Theory),
> which wrongly gives credit for Pythagoras theorem to Pythagoras :
>   "Pythagoras's Theorem was written before he was born, in
>    ancient Indian treatises called the Shilpa Sutras.
>     The Times,
>  Also, "Electrical energy was not a recent discovery, but was mentioned in
> the ancient Vedic texts, along with magnetic and solar energy." and "
> Wireless technology was invented by Sir Jagdish Chandra Bose, not Marconi"
> So, plenty of `racist Euro-centric' theories to take care of: WET (Western
> Electrical Theory), MET (Marconi Electrical Theory) etc.
> For more laughs about AIT, PTT, NGT :
> Samar

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