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Re: Mathematics in brief
Posted: Dec 9, 2012 4:31 AM
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On 9 Dez., 09:49, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote:
> In article
> <3d8719ec-bdc5-4d42-92f4-059598a76...@8g2000yqp.googlegroups.com>,
>
>  WM <mueck...@rz.fh-augsburg.de> wrote:

> > On 9 Dez., 00:58, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote:
>
> > > A mathematical set only has to distinguish between elements and
> > > non-elements, never between one of its element and another.

>
> > A real number in mathematics has to be an individual that is distinct
> > from every other real number.

>
> But no criterion for being in, or not in, the set of reals distinguishes
> between any one real and any another real.
>
> So however relevant such differences may be for other purposes, as far
> as any set containing them is concerned differences between members is
> totally irrelevant.
>
> "Is x a member of y?" is a purely yes or no question.


And you answer it without knowing what x is - and probably even
without knowing what y is. And further you don't know what a set is.

That's what I call matheology: Believing without knowing anything
essentially.

Regards, WM


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