In article <email@example.com>, WM <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 17 Jan., 18:30, fom <fomJ...@nyms.net> wrote: > > > But, in failing to provide reasonable > > alternatives (that is the hard part), you > > do nothing constructive. > > I need not be oviparous in order to recognize a rotten egg. I show: > Cantor's "proof" is based upon finite initial segments solely. So he > proves that there are uncountably many terminating decimal > representations. The infinity of the used strings is but abracadabra.
Anyone who misreads Cantor's "diagoan;" argument so totally, is both a knave and a fool. > > > You, however, simply whine. > > I am not in position to save the world of mathematics.
Certainly not so long as you seek to destroy it, as you do.
> But I can show > where it has gone astray.
Curious that so many real mathematicians disagree with WM on that issue, and so few real mathematicians (none at last count) agree with WM. --