Quotation: God made the integers, all else is the work of man

QUOTE OF THE WEEK: “God Made the Integers. All Else is the Work of Man” 

… or so thought Leopold Kronecker (1823-1891) in his famous quote. WHY KRONECKER WAS WRONG: the integers (whole numbers) include the Positive Integers or “counting numbers” 1, 2, 3, 4 and so on: easy for a child to understand. We could quite reasonably argue they are “made by God”. But the integers also include zero,