Underrated John Gabriel and his great legacy: New Calculus
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In his only published eBook: An introduction to the single variable New Calculus (local copy)
before introducing his major unconventional discoveries (mean value theorem, derivative, integral and Gabriel’s polynomials), he has given other valuable inputs covering fundamental Mathematical concepts such as:
(1) well formed concepts
(2) and numbers
His uncommon views are partially inspired from Ancient Greeks, such as Euclid (elements), and are perfectly relevant to answer the question: “Is infinity a number?“.
John Gabriel’s Wiki
- Did you think Galileo’s persecution was a mistake that could occur only in the past?
- Unfortunately, there is no chance any time soon the great John Gabriel will get his Wikipedia page
- Somehow, this page tries to fix this injustice in the defense of free speech for science.
John Gabriel was born on the 23 rd December 1961 in the North Sudanese capital of Khartoum. He is the fourth of six siblings (3 male, 3 female). Gabriel’s father was predominantly of Jewish and Sardinian background originally from the Cypriot town of Limassol. His mother was a Greek from the island of Lesvos off the south eastern Turkish coast. Neither of Gabriel’s parents had more than just a few years of primary school education.
The New Calculus is the well-known work Gabriel discovered almost 35 years ago. He has only one published eBook dedicated to Brandon Naar, a young supporter of his work, which is also free to the public. Gabriel claims that it was Naar who inspired and encouraged him to compile a book from a collection of articles on the subject. Gabriel loathes writing and claims it is somewhat of a miracle that he completed the eBook given his poor eyesight and general health. His eBook is but a small part of a much greater unpublished work called What you had to know in mathematics but your educators could not tell you.
As a toddler, Gabriel was already very precocious, possessing an insatiable curiosity for knowledge and understanding. He recalls experiencing many fevers (unknown causes) and on one occasion whilst being swayed to sleep in his father’s arms, asked his father to turn off the moonlight because it was bothering him.
Gabriel and his family left the Sudan just as the civil war was starting between North and South. His father lost a trucking and transportation business from which he (father) never really recovered and ended up working as a motor mechanic to provide for his family.
The family moved to several countries and eventually settled in South Africa where Gabriel went to school. Unfortunately, it was only a matter of time before it became impossible to continue living in South Africa for economic and safety reasons, so most of the family emigrated to Cyprus, Eastern Europe, UK and USA where Gabriel currently lives. He holds citizenship of both the United States and the European Union.
Gabriel has lived and worked in many parts of the world including China, the Middle East, South Africa, UK and USA. He claims to have been in every US state except Alaska. Gabriel worked as a software engineer for close to two decades in the San Jose – San Francisco Bay Area. His work in software development included almost every aspect from firmware to advanced GUI applications written in C++. At the peak of his software career Gabriel claims he was earning over $1000 per day as a sought out consultant. He walked out of several jobs over disagreements with those he worked with. His hatred of middle managers is well-known since he calls them useless parasites who would have no job if it weren’t for people like he.
Throughout his life, Gabriel has been studying mathematics independently of any college or university. As a child he often taught his peers and imparted understanding to them and his teachers. Pedagogy has always interested him although it took second place to his study of mathematics. Gabriel wanted to teach at the beginning of his career but soon realised that teaching would not help him accomplish his dreams of traveling the world.
Gabriel has written hundreds of articles and produced over 400 YouTube videos with a subscriber count that is also over 1000. He cares nothing about what others think and speaks with confidence as one who is in a position of authority. Whilst perceived as arrogant by many, Gabriel is a very humble and generous man. In 2007, in a moment of insanity, he parted with all his money and physical possessions with the intention of ending his life. He has stated that he often regrets not having done so. Gabriel has suffered from severe depression and insomnia since age 5. “I love thinking and even when I am deathly tired, it is often impossible to fall asleep. I can’t get enough. One idea leads to another and before long I realise new mathematics and philosophy knowledge as I lie in my bed exhausted in all aspects of my life, but the thrill of understanding and learning is simply insatiable. Once we stop learning, there is nothing left to live for.”, he says.
While Gabriel is no stranger to suffering and tribulation, one of the worst periods of his life experience was homelessness in the Bay Area when he was trying to restart his software and teaching career but could not even get an interview because of the prolific lies, libel and hatred directed to him on the internet. John Gabriel claims to have received death threats, on several occasions, from some very distinguished academics. He was banned from many forums and public networks such as Wikipedia, ResearchGate, LinkedIn and many others. Labeled a crank, psychopath, narcissist and many other unflattering names, his reputation was systematically destroyed by those who persecuted him without fail. There are several websites dedicated to defaming Gabriel and his work.
Discoveries ignored by academics resulting in the loss of more discoveries…
If no academic is taking consideration John Gabriel’s published as e-book about New Calculus, John Gabriel is humanly reacting and will keep is uncovered achievements secret and keep us all ignorant:
“I won’t share any more of my discoveries. Why should I? The Church of Academia (mainstream academics) will simply remain cowardly, ignorant, deceitful, jealous, incorrigibly stupid and hateful. There is no incentive. The New Calculus is a great gift to humanity worth many Abel Prizes and the thanks I got is a life destroyed.” – John Gabriel
What’s next can be summarized as the following question:
- How to improve Mathematics research process to make it more inclusive about great Mathematics’ achievements made by non academics?