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Topic: Matheology 203
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Re: Matheology 203
Posted: Feb 7, 2013 2:53 AM
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WM <> wrote:

> On 7 Feb., 05:21, fom <> wrote:

> > Or as Virgil would write
> in a very lucid moment:

> > What Cantor proved was that no list of accessible real numbers
> > (accessible because listable) can include all accessible numbers,
> > because any such list itself proves the existence of numbers not listed.

> That is, Cantor proved the countable set of accessible numbers being
> uncoutable.

That may well be WM's misunderstanding but it is not an understanding.

A number being accessible does means that it can appear in some list,
but does not at all mean that all accessible numbers can appear together
in a single list. For that to hold one must first be sucked into

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