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Topic: some amateurish opinions on CH
Replies: 57   Last Post: Apr 16, 2013 8:12 PM

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 mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de Posts: 18,076 Registered: 1/29/05
Re: some amateurish opinions on CH
Posted: Apr 8, 2013 1:38 PM

On 8 Apr., 19:13, Dan <dan.ms.ch...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I use it as it is in order to contradict it.
>
> as an argument to support something else .

The contradiction has the same character as the famous proof that
sqrt(2) is not rational. It is assumed to be rational

Here I assume that actual infinity exists. The result is
uncountability, i.e., the existence of a set that has uncountably many
different elements (elements that can be distinguiushed by infinite
sequences of digits or bits). But the Binary Tree shows that it is
impossible to distinguish uncountable many reals.
>
> Every time you draw a line , you make "finished infinity" .

That is not the case, since there is no finished infinity. But it is
in vain to discuss this by means of analogies and generalities. Try to
distinguish more than countably many infinite paths in the Binary
Tree. You will fail.
>
> The same goes for you and Set Theory .Can you imagine a world where
> there never was any 'Set Theory' for you to rant about?How would you
> get attention?

I have done a lot of different things before. But I must confess that
set theory is the most interesting one, in particular the
psychological aspect that so many intelligent and bright people could
fall victims to it.

Regards, WM

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