Nam Nguyen wrote: > > On 23/02/2013 2:38 PM, Virgil wrote: > > In article > > <firstname.lastname@example.org>, > > WM <email@example.com> wrote: > > > > > > > In mathematics [...] proofs of existence do > > not always require that one find an example of the thing claimed to > > exist. > > So, how would one prove the existence of the infinite set of > counter examples of Goldbach Conjecture,
Did you omit "supposing it is so" or something similar?
> given that it does not > "not [...] require that one find an example" of such existences?
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