
Re: A more stupid Italian mythmatician exists? Peano was a moron of galactic proportions.
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Sep 30, 2017 11:21 AM


Zelos Malum pretended : > Den lördag 30 september 2017 kl. 14:28:13 UTC+2 skrev John Gabriel: >> He also thought of his ridiculous set theoretic construction of natural >> numbers. I can't think of anything more illogical and absurd given that his >> ordinals ASSUME the prior existence of natural numbers: >> >> 0 = {} >> 1 = { {} } >> 2 = { {}, { {} } } >> 3 = { {}, { {} }, { {} , { {} } } } >> >> It didn't occur to Von Neumann that his ordinals assume the unit which >> already includes substantial machinery to construct starting from nothing. >> Essentially, all it does is count empty sets, but in order to count, one >> must already have natural numbers for which prior construction is required. >> >> This aside, several new rules have to be implemented to make the nonsense >> work. For example, if one tries to do arithmetic from inference, say add 0 >> and 1, there are two approaches: >> >> [A] 0 + 1 = {} + { {} } = { {}, { {} } } = 2 >> >> [B] Since [A] does not yield the correct result, the addition is redefined >> as a 'rule' in terms of Peano arithmetic which is the most laughable idea >> ever produced by an idiot Italian mythmatician called Giuseppe Peano. It is >> hard to think of anyone more stupid that Peano and his juvenile axioms. >> Ironically, much of mainstream theory is based on this illogical rubbish: >> >> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lADpfSNdSs >> >> Comments are unwelcome and will be ignored. >> >> Posted on this newsgroup in the interests of public education and to >> eradicate ignorance and stupidity from mainstream mythmatics. >> >> gils...@gmail.com (MIT) >> huiz...@psu.edu (HARVARD) >> and...@mit.edu (MIT) >> david....@math.okstate.edu (David Ullrich) >> djo...@clarku.edu >> mar...@gmail.com > > Peanos axioms doesn't assume natural numbers apriori, it works on the set > theoretical construction which only assumes the sets and then choose toe > represent natural numbers using sets.
You describe ZFC more than Peano. Peano basically stipulates that the natural number one and the successor function exists.

