“Modular arithmetic **is** boring, until you get to quadratic reciprocity.”
Roger that, John. I was saying the very thing to Nathan.
“Goulding [I said] the autumn clouds match my mood. The conventionality of today’s criiminals…the boredom of modular arithmetic, until you get to quadratic reciprocity…”
I listened with some unease [thought Nathan], knowing that at these times my friend Brookhiser was led to the solace of cocaine…