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Topic: Matheology § 300
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Re: Matheology § 300
Posted: Jul 7, 2013 6:50 PM
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On Sunday, July 7, 2013 3:32:50 PM UTC-7, Julio Di Egidio wrote:

> No, that is not what I have said. Take a few good breaths before you try
> again reading, but be aware that understanding my statement may blow your
> mind. A man warned is half saved...

This is what you said

""Zeit Geist" <> wrote in message
> On Sunday, July 7, 2013 2:59:23 AM UTC-7, wrote:

>> The old story of the marbles in the urn. In the limit the urn is empty
>> but the limit of number of marbles is infinite. If limits have to be
>> calculated by the finite terms, like in mathematics,then this is a
>> contradiction.

> You mean the Urn where every marble is eventually removed,
> and at Noon the Urn is empty?

That's indeed a patent logical invalidity, already enough to warrant a
revision of standard set theory.


And you response is incorrect.

"That conclusion is patently illogical: at that very time t_n, 2 more marbles
get in.


Which is treating the infinite just as the finite.

> Julio


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