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Topic: Matheology § 291
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Re: Matheology § 291
Posted: Jun 18, 2013 9:23 AM
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On Jun 18, 4:47 am, wrote:
> On Monday, 17 June 2013 21:46:17 UTC+2, Virgil wrote:
> > > This shows that these "proofs" are nonsense
> > It only proves that different sets of assumptions lead to different conclusions,
> In this case the question is whether the reals can be well-ordered - and absolutely nothing else! A theory that says yes and no does not contribute soemthing of value.

It shows that you chose the wrong tool to tackle the job. Perhaps that
is nothing of value to an ivory tower type, but to those of us who
actually work for a living, knowing the right tool to use at the right
time is extremely valuable.

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