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Topic: Matheology § 233
Replies: 20   Last Post: Apr 4, 2013 10:16 AM

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 YBM Posts: 846 Registered: 11/27/09
Re: Matheology § 233
Posted: Apr 2, 2013 11:36 PM

Le 02.04.2013 22:10, WM a écrit :
> On 2 Apr., 00:25, William Hughes <wpihug...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Apr 1, 11:08 pm, WM <mueck...@rz.fh-augsburg.de> wrote:
>>

>>> On 1 Apr., 17:05, William Hughes <wpihug...@gmail.com> wrote:> On Mar 27, 8:55 am, WM <mueck...@rz.fh-augsburg.de> wrote:
>>
>>>>> Matheology § 233
>>
>>>>> The set of all termination decimals is a subset of Q. If the set of
>>>>> all terminating decimals of the unit interval is arranged as set of
>>>>> all terminating paths of the decimal tree,

>>
>>>> It is, of course, impossible to write this out
>>>> (the number of terminating decimals is infinite).

>>
>>> But
>>
>> Nope, no new arguments before you concede that
>> the bit about not being able to write stuff out
>> was nonsense

>
> Again you confuse different infinities!
> It is nonsense to claim the existence of all bits or digits of an
> actually infinite sequence of bits or digits.
> It is correct to claim the existence of every bit or digit of an
> infinite sequence that is defined by a finite formula such that every
> bit or digit in principle can be determined in finite time. (Potential
> infinity.)
>
> Regards, WM

Oh my God! WM is posting something stupid on the Internet, should