There's nothing for me to respond to.

Let me unroll my ahem.

You claimed this is a mathematical problem, but in the next breath said that math can't solve it. Then what was the point of claiming it to be a math problem in the first place? Just because dealing with it involves numbers? That does not make it a math problem.

The UN

LOL. Can we please stick a bit closer to the real world?

Would a historical example of what you're talking about be the legality of slavery?

Actually, the first example that comes to mind is the when the US decided that all Americans who happen to be of Japanese descent and have the misfortune to live on the West Coast need to be rounded up and sent to concentration, err.. internment camps.

Problems can have a mathematical aspect without being completely solvable by math.

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