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Topic: Matheology § 300
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mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de

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Re: Matheology § 300
Posted: Jul 8, 2013 6:21 AM
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On Monday, 8 July 2013 04:32:06 UTC+2, Virgil wrote:

> So which of those marbles do you wish to claim is still in the vase at or after noon?

Consider the case that no marble is removed unless there is at least one marble remaining. Then, by usual logic, even in infinity, there is always one marble in the urn - and not all marbles have left the urn.

This simple and absolutely correct logic wozld be violated if "all marbles" had been removed.

Contradiction.

Regards, WM




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