How to lie using visual proofs
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# 3Blue1Brown: How to lie using visual proofs

Published on: Sunday, July 3, 2022

## How to lie using visual proofs

Three false proofs, and what lessons they teach.
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Here's a nice short video on the false pi = 4 proof
https://www.201tube.tv/watch/6Qnfd5dRyf4

Time stamps:
0:00 - Fake sphere proof
1:39 - Fake pi = 4 proof
5:16 - Fake proof that all triangles are isosceles
9:54 - Sphere "proof" explanation
15:09 - pi = 4 "proof" explanation
16:57 - Triangle "proof" explanation and conclusion

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