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Problems with Infinity?
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Feb 27, 2013 4:22 PM



netzweltler
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Re: Problems with Infinity?
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Feb 24, 2013 5:28 AM


On 24 Feb., 10:38, Don Kuenz <garb...@crcomp.net> wrote: > "William Elliot" <ma...@panix.com> wrote: > > Don wrote: > > > 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? > > It's my clumsy way of saying "geometric infinity," which you address > below. :) > > > 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. > >  > Don Kuenz
Why do you think there are different infinities in geometry? The moebius strip is simply an infinite loop, isn't it?



