double negative being negative

A case parallel to the situation of a double negative being negative is that a straight line that intersects both the negative portion of both the horizontal and vertical axes has negative slope. keywords: Mathematics, Geometry, the coordinate plane

two positives giving a negative: three cases

Besides the Morgenbesser retort, and the concept of ‘friendly fire’ (‘fire’ being a positive in the military context), there is the fact that a line (in the coordinate plane) that intersects the positive portion of both the horizontal and vertical axes has negative slope. keywords: Mathematics, Geometry, the coordinate plane

OBSERVATION

Your lifestyle is no more sustainable than your literary effort is sustained. (cf: “Publish or perish.”) keywords: life, General Systems Theory