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William Elliot

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Problems with Infinity?
Posted: Feb 24, 2013 3:26 AM
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> Let's say a Mobius strip goes to infinity "feedback style" (in layman's
> terms) while a line goes to two separate but equal infinities "linear
> style." How many different infinities does that make according to
> Cantor? One, two, or three?


No portion of the Mobius strip can go to infinity as it's bounded.
Does "go to infinity feedback style" mean anything?
The line can be consider to extend to a point at infinite.

Cantor did not deal with geometric infinity.
His infinities are the cardinalities of sets.


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