In article <9OGdnfwpM4_Zej7PnZ2dnUVZ_qednZ2d@giganews.com>, fom <fomJUNK@nyms.net> wrote:
> On 12/7/2013 6:40 PM, Virgil wrote: > > In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, > > WM <email@example.com> wrote: > > > >> On 7 Dec. 1873, exactly 140 years ago, Cantor wrote to Dedekind: > >> Man nehme an, es kÃ¶nnten alle positiven Zahlen ? < 1 in die Reihe > >> gebracht > >> werden : > >> > >> Here he said: assume that all positive reals < 1 could be in a sequence. > > > > This is obviously only the beginning statement of an argument from which > > WM has clearly left the rest of out. > > > > The conclusion of that argument is amost certainly that no such sequence > > can exist, so one can see why WM would want to leave it out. > > > > He had just been correcting me. > > He really does know what Cantor wrote.
While WM often quotes Cantor, often even in the original German, WM clearly has no comprehension of Cantor.
Cantor, unlike WM, does not need to privaricate to support his arguments. --