An interesting story about mathematician Kurt Gödel. During his immigration interview to enter the United States, he claimed he found a loophole to the constitution that would allow the US to become a dictatorship in the future. As someone who has gone through the immigration process to become an American, I know that this is the type of statement that customs officials do not take likely.
Gödel is more influential as a logician than a mathematician so there’s a good chance he found a logical fallacy in some clause in the Constitution that could be exploited. What do you think? Thankfully this faux pas didn’t keep Gödel from gaining his citizenship.
BADGING: Read the article. Answer the following questions in at least two paragraphs: “Do you think mathematical logic can and should be applied to fields in the humanities (English, Social Studies, History, Government, etc.) . Use something from the article to support your position.