In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, FredJeffries <FredJeffries@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tuesday, June 18, 2013 12:02:11 PM UTC-7, muec...@rz.fh-augsburg.de wrote: > > On Tuesday, 18 June 2013 15:23:26 UTC+2, FredJeffries wrote: > > > > > 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. > > > > > > > > No. Whatever tool you use, you cannot well-order the reals. Therefore your > > counterfactual tool is not valuable the least. > > > > Obviously your tool of choice is arrogant prejudiced ignorance.
I was under the impression that, at least with versions of the axiom of choice, and thus with some versions of C in ZFC,ANY set could be, at least theoretically, well-ordered, even if no actual method for some specific sets were known. --