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Topic: My amateurview of math.
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JT

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Re: My amateurview of math.
Posted: Feb 2, 2013 10:20 PM
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On 1 Feb, 14:38, Frederick Williams <freddywilli...@btinternet.com>
wrote:
> JT wrote:
>

> > [...] Regarding infinity we
> > can not have a view of something where we do not have a full set
> > handwaving shouting infinity really do not help.

>
> Regarding infinity: the mathematician has his axioms from which he
> deduces theorem.  No doubt mathematicians do a lot of hand waving (I
> think they call it teaching) but when push comes to shove they deduce.

Well it isn't countable end of that story.
> --
> When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by
> this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.
> Jonathan Swift: Thoughts on Various Subjects, Moral and Diverting





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