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Virgil

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Re: Matheology � 295
Posted: Jun 27, 2013 7:02 PM
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In article <a28bcef7-316b-4ef9-abcd-9d4be7c45fa9@googlegroups.com>,
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de wrote:

> On Thursday, 27 June 2013 11:52:27 UTC+2, fom wrote:
>

> > It is one thing to speak of "strokes-as-numerals"
>
> So did Cantor: "Da aus jedem einzelnen Elemente m, wenn man von seiner
> Beschaffenheit absieht, eine "Eins" wird, so ist die Kardinalzahl M selbst
> eine bestimmte aus lauter Einsen zusammengesetzte Menge"
> (The cardinal is a set constituted of ones.)
>

> > and mimic arguments that are in the literature.
>
> That's your main occupation.
>

> > It is a different thing to work without axioms or logic and mangle
> > different subjects senselessly.


Which is WM's main occupation!!!
>
> If you worked with logic and axioms, you could conclude from A > 1 (which has
> been defined by set theory) on 1/A < 1. You could even prove it.

But "A > 1 " is not a set theoretic definition, but a numerical
assumption, at least until it is known that A does NOT represent a
number.
>
> Of course matheologians

Like WM.

> try to escape the comparison of matheology with
> mathematics. But aleph_0 > 1 has been put! That cannot be denied. Withdraw
> it, and everybody can see that matheology is independent of mathematics and
> vice versa.


Matheology is a creation of WM's and WM is its sole support.

Without WM, matheology would cease exist, and mathematics would happily
go on using set theories without either it or him.
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