In article <email@example.com>, WM <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 15 Feb., 23:21, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote: > > > What WM declares "obvious" in in his woozy world of Wolkenmuekenheim is > > far too often easily seen to be false everywhere else. > > First consider the lines of the list. > Do you think that there is a line longer than every line? > Then consider the diagonal and remember, that it has no digit that is > outside of every line.
For every finite line, the diagonal has a digit outside THAT line.
For any list of lines over an alphabet of more than one character, there is a "diagonal" not listed in that list. > > > > Given any list of such lines over any finite alphabet, Cantor has shown > > that there are lines on that same alphabet not in that list. > > Cantor has played this sleight of hand and has succeeded in > proselytizing a big herd.
Whereas WM's sleight of hand proselytizes no one but himself. --