I confess this was a knee-jerk reaction, I didn’t read your manifesto! And I am almost persuaded by the circular area coupe de grce. Almost. I can see that being very appealing to physicists 😉

I want to think a bit more about “Euler’s Identity”. Writing 1 = 1 + 0 feels a bit desperate, but you’re right, we did cheat a bit by moving the 1 over already…

Oh, the terrible dread allure of pull of tauism…

As you might have guessed from the tone of my post I really secretly love that we are having a debate about this, and that tau day has caught the media’s eye. Nice one!