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Matheology § 238
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Matheology § 238


Sir,
I just came across your paper on "Cantor's Theorem" that there is no
bijection from a set to its power set. I think you are right about the
set M of "non-generators" being paradoxical. [...]
I have been troubled about set theory since they told me in school
that there is a rational between every two irrationals, yet more
irrationals than rationals. It is obvious that "between every two
irrationals there is a rational" implies that there are as many
rationals as irrationals. However, I am frustrated that this could be
so hard to prove while being immediately obvious to the intuition. I
am also convinced that there cannot be more distinct Dedekind cuts
than distinct rational numbers. Just drawing a sketch of some Dedekind
cuts convinces me. The Dedekind cuts are 1) nonempty and 2) totally
ordered by the relation "is a proper subset of". For finite sets it is
easy to see, and prove by induction, that for such a collection of
sets there are no more sets than elements. But I do not know how to
make this a transfinite induction. Thank you for reading my long
email. I hope that people are listening to your arguments!

Dear NN
You were right. The reason is: There are at most countably many finite
definitions like e = SUM1/n!. That is undisputed. So if there should
be uncountably many reals, most of them cannot be defined - or can
only be defined by infinite sequences. But that means the same as
being undefined, because none of those sequences defines a number
unless you know the last digit - which is impossible. So those "reals"
cannot be used in mathematics (which means communication) because they
cannot be communicated. They are not really real. And here comes a
simple proof that the notion of uncountablility is in fact nonsense:
Construct all real numbers of the unit interval as infinite paths of
the complete infinite Binary Tree. It contains all real numbers
between 0 and 1 as infinite paths i. e. infinite sequences of bits.
[...]
The complete tree contains all infinite paths. The structure of the
Binary Tree excludes that are any two initial segments, B_k and B_(k
+1), which differ by more than one infinite path. (In fact no B_k does
contain any infinite path - but that is not important for the
argument.) Hence either there are only countably many infinite paths.
Or uncountably many infinite paths come into the tree after all finite
steps of the sequence have been done. But if so, then it is by far
more probable to assume that the single Cantor-diagonal comes into the
Cantor-list after all lines at finite places have been searched. And
then we have no reason to assume the existence of uncountable sets.

Regards, WM


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