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Topic: ZFC is inconsistent
Replies: 54   Last Post: Mar 23, 2013 9:02 PM

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 byron Posts: 891 Registered: 3/3/09
Re: ZFC is inconsistent
Posted: Mar 14, 2013 12:42 AM

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 4:40:18 AM UTC+11, Frederick Williams wrote:
> spermatozon@yahoo.com wrote:
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> spelling in each case) are reasonably called paradoxes, they are
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> paradoxes in two very different senses.
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> In the Russell case, a contradiction arises from a few very reasonable
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> (or at least reasonable-seeming) assumptions. Therefore one or more of
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> those assumptions must be rejected.
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> In the Banach-Tarski case, assuming the axiom of choice leads not to a
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> contradiction, but to something unexpected. If you find that unexpected
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> thing actually repugnant, then reject the axiom of choice. Otherwise
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> accept that the unexpected happens. Some mathematicians do reject the
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> axiom of choice, but I do not know if any have done so because of
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> Banach-Tarski.
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> I suspect that a good many, on first hearing of the Banach-Tarski
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> perhaps: 'So what happens if Choice is false? Do any loopy things happen
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> in that case?' Meanwhile, note that if set theory is consistent, one
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> When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by
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> this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.
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> Jonathan Swift: Thoughts on Various Subjects, Moral and Diverting

yes

but
zfc is inconsistent
zfc bans impredicatice statements
but
is impredicative itsels
so
it bans itself
thus
zfc is inconsistent

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