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Topic: Matheology § 214
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Re: Matheology § 214
Posted: Feb 11, 2013 12:20 AM
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On 2/10/2013 6:17 PM, Virgil wrote:
> In article <>,
> fom <> wrote:

>> On 2/10/2013 3:55 PM, Virgil wrote:
>>> In article
>>> <>,
>>> WM <> wrote:

>>>> On 10 Feb., 21:45, fom <> wrote:
>>>>> On 2/10/2013 3:38 AM, WM wrote:
>>>>> The relationship of the axiom of choice with
>>>>> the semantics of identity is the source of its
>>>>> particular set of issues.
>>>>> {{In fact it is true for existing sets
>>>>> Please explain "existing set".

>>>> An existing set is a set that is finite or potentially infinite.

>>> That would require all of them to already exist, implying that no new
>>> ones could ever be created, or invented, or discovered.
>>> Thus in WMYTHEOLOGY there can never be anything new.

>> What would be the consequence of that invariance?
>> Every potentially infinite set already exists.

> But none of them are, or ever can become, infinite.

Which returns to the question of why he uses a
definite article to refer to the plural multiplicity
of diagonals...

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