Virgil
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Re: Distinguishability of paths of the Infinite Binary tree???
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Dec 27, 2012 4:08 PM


In article <SZednTPWJKt04EHNnZ2dnUVZ_qWdnZ2d@giganews.com>, fom <fomJUNK@nyms.net> wrote:
> On 12/27/2012 5:31 AM, gus gassmann wrote: > > On 26/12/2012 5:03 PM, fom wrote: > > > >> On 12/26/2012 2:34 PM, Virgil wrote: > > > >>> Or does WM claim a definition of countability other than the standard > >>> one? > >>> > >> > >> He does. He stated it. > >> > >> A set is countable iff it is a subset of a countable set. > > > > This definition is, of course, circular, and should convince anyone who > > reads it that the writer of this "definition" does not understand the > > first points of mathematics. > > > >> Infinite sets are, therefore, if they exist, uncountable. > > > > And this is a nonsequitur. > > This is just wrong, as George has pointed out. > > What I was thinking but not saying is that a countable > infinity is like a round square for WM
WM's head shape, perhaps? 

