On 8 Mrz., 09:27, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote:
> > > but that is not the same as saying that > > > no lines are required. > > > The set of lines is ordered by the natural numbers. Every set of > > natural numbers has a first element. > > Irrelevant to the fact that ANY infinite set of lines is sufficient, > which means that no particular line is required, but infinitely many > lines are required.
A set of natural numbers, finite or infinite, without a first element is not object of mathematics. > > > > Name the first line. > > Which first line? There are infinitely many possible first lines. > In fact EVERY line is a first line of some such set.
Name at least one line that is not obviously irrelevant for the task.