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Topic: Calculus 102: A Humanistic Approach to Primitive Concepts
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Kirby Urner

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Of Angels and Pinheads (was Calculus 102)
Posted: Aug 3, 1998 11:23 PM
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Brian Scott wrote:
>>there are infinitely many integers, but not even you would pretend
>>that any of them are 'infinitely close' to each other.


And I replied:
>If I try to cram them all into an inch I might think so.



But of course I'd be wrong. Angels don't like overcrowding on
a pinhead anymore than the rest of us. Right Cantor?



Kirby
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