Virgil
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Re: Matheology � 300
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Jul 8, 2013 4:35 PM


In article <6d02dc9dace7445394132ea63174be34@googlegroups.com>, mueckenh@rz.fhaugsburg.de wrote:
> 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.
It is also a contradiction to claim that any ball which has been removed still remains, and every ball which was inserted before noon has also been removed before noon.
One might more sanely conclude that the events described cannot actually occur as described, but to claim that some unnamed and unnameable natural remains after it has been removed is insanity.
Or WMytheology. 

