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Topic: When has countability been separted from listability?
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Re: When has countability been separted from listability?
Posted: Oct 5, 2017 6:45 AM
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Am Dienstag, 3. Oktober 2017 16:15:53 UTC+2 schrieb

> Nevertheless the infinite paths in the tree are uncountable
> (Cantors Theorem).

For every finite set of nodes this is wrong. And there are no other nodes in the tree. Each one belongs to a finite initial tree.

> If you don't understand this,

then let your brain get damaged as far as necessary to believe Cantor's counterfactual nonsense.

Regards, WM

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