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You Are Not A Number One will disagree with the statement You are a number since a number is too simple to justify the person that one is In fact a number cannot show how sweet an individuals personality is or how attractive heshe looks What people observe with their senses cannot be measured Not every existing thing in the world is reducible to a number Hence the statement You are a number is false Although numbers can identify who a person is it does not tell what heshe is like inside Of course there are many numbers that an individual can be identified with such as university application number student number bank account number credit card number and car license plate Other numbers are also associated with peoples lives such as telephone number height number of bones in a persons body 23 pairs of chromosomes in each human body even DNA genetic code can be converted into numbers However none of these show characteristics attitudes or feelings of a person A number is a quantity not a quality A number gives an amount measurement and extent or it can be used as a guided reference such as the duey decimal number system used in libraries Numbers alone 0123456789 do not show anything It is the order that they are put in which makes them significant There is no variation in how the numbers are read when they are put in different orders But there is variation with the letters in the alphabet which make up words Only words have the ability to give quality to things Adjectives are words that describe things Obviously good tall beautiful and cute are not numbers The first number is 0 as it is the lowest and the last is 9999 Prisonerscriminals put in jail or Jews who were put into concentration camps during WWII are called by a given number rather than hisher name
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