Just don’t ask Terrence Howard the answer to two plus two. The “Empire” actor said in a recent interview that he believes the number one multiplied by itself should not equal the child does not understand math. Howard told Rolling Stone that he dropped out of Pratt Institute in Brooklyn — where he was studying to be a chemical engineer — after debating his theory with a professor.
If one times one equals one that means that two is of no value because one times itself has no effect. One times one equals two because the square root of four is two, so what’s the square root of two? Should be one, but we’re told it’s two, and that cannot be. Howard was pressed on the more serious claims and allegations that he is a serial domestic abuser which according to the article, “he either denies the allegations or shades the circumstances or has outright justifications. The patented system of objects that Howard says backs up his theories including one times one equals two are loosely described as pieces of plastic of various shapes and forms held together by copper wire or magnets. These objects take on different forms and shapes because Howard appears to not believe in the physical forms we see with our eyes. Since I was a child of three or four,” Howard said, “I was always wondering, you know, why does a bubble take the shape of a ball?
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