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Topic: Why is it you Guys NEVER ACTUALLY CALCULATE a Real Anti-Diagonal ??
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mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de

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Re: Why is it you Guys NEVER ACTUALLY CALCULATE a Real Anti-Diagonal ??
Posted: Jan 4, 2013 11:25 AM
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On 1 Jan., 22:51, Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz
<spamt...@library.lspace.org.invalid> wrote:
> In <kbu947$hk...@dont-email.me>, on 01/01/2013
>    at 07:09 PM, "INFINITY POWER" <infin...@limited.com> said:
>

> >Subject: Why is it you Guys NEVER ACTUALLY CALCULATE a Real
> >Anti-Diagonal ??



The reason is simple, but the answers amounts to talking smut in
matheology:
- Every list that is given by the usual first three lines does not
define more than three digits of the anti-diagonal
- Every list that is given by n lines lines does not define more than
n digits of the anti-diagonal.
- Every infinite list is given by a finite definition, but there are
only
countably many finite definitios and countably many replacement
rules. Therefore there are only countably many anti-diagonals in
mathematics.

But that is a heretic thought in mathemaology. Matheologians prefer to
believe in nonsense, because the infinite is like a drug. They cannot
understand you. They are hypnotized. With the same result you could
try to call deaf people. But they are not dangerous. And mathemaology
is less distributed than astrology or scientology.

Regards, WM



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