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Topic: Matheology � 300
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Re: Matheology � 300
Posted: Jul 15, 2013 5:31 PM
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In article <>, wrote:

> On Monday, 15 July 2013 21:44:37 UTC+2, Zeit Geist wrote:
> > On Monday, July 15, 2013 12:40:03 PM UTC-7,
> > wrote:

> > > Let the sets where they belong, namely in matheology. Let's talk math,
> > > namely about numbers. They are all finite and in finite sets. Any
> > > exception known?

> > That is your prerogative. Use any consistent you wish. But be aware that
> > you may implicitly cross the line into the infinite without knowing it.

> There is no line to cross. Every natural number belongs to a finite set.


Since every natural number belongs to infinitely many finite sets, the
FISONs, among others, that in no way prevents naturals from also
belonging to infinite sets as well.

> Have
> you really become so brain-damaged during your study that you can't
> understand this simple fact? There is no material in mathematics that could
> "cross the line to infinity".

Geometry has long since had lines consisting of infinitely many points
and spaces containing infinitely many lines, and now even has spaces of
infinitely many dimensions.

At least outside of WM's wild weird world of WMytheology .

> Infinity cannot be reached.

Maybe not by Wolfgang Mückenheim, but that is only his problem, not ours.

There is no point in arguing mathematics with such a mad, dishonest
crank such as Wolfgang Mückenheim, other than to see him writhe.

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