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Re: Matheology § 261
Posted: May 14, 2013 12:33 PM
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On 12 Mai, 23:03, Virgil <> wrote:

> > > The process by which you get any line is not independent of the prior
> > > lines having at one time been in existence, so all those prior lines
> > > once existed

> > But there is no difference for a line whether or not the preceding
> > lines continue to exist.

> Once it has come into existence, its continued existence may not be
> needed, but if it never had existed, neither could its successors.
> In a sane world the existence of 2 requires a prior existence of 1, and
> existence of any natural n + 1 requires a prior existence of n.

So 3 + 4 is 16 because the predecessors of 3 and 4 claim their right?

Regards, WM

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