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Topic: say I flip a coin 100 times...
Replies: 46   Last Post: Apr 18, 2005 9:42 PM

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 George Greene Posts: 448 Registered: 12/12/04
Re: say I flip a coin 100 times...
Posted: Apr 18, 2005 9:34 AM

H> Infinite articulation of the sequence into antidiagonalisation is
the
H> illegal operation, its obvisously not indicative of incompleteness
as
H> has been demonstrated.

Sez who?
We DO have some RULES about which operations are legal and
which are not. Just because a set (or list) is infinite does not mean
it cannot be operated on, member-wise.

Suppose you had an infinite list of all 1's.
The member-wise complement of that list is a list of all 0's.
Are you saying that just because the list is infinite, we
can't ever finish complementing all of it, therefore we can't
produce a list of all 0's?

If the list of an infinite number of 1's was legitimate to begin
with, then surely the list of all 0's is too. Therefore, if the
infinitely
long diagonal was legitimate to begin with, the anti-
diagonal is, too.

I don't see how you can have a problem with infinitely many
"anti"-flips or compelements when you DIDN'T have any problem
with infinitely many flips-in-the-first-place. Complementing a flip
is no harder, no easier, and no more "illegal" than making a flip
in the first place.

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