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Topic: Matheology § 413
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Re: Matheology § 413
Posted: Jan 3, 2014 12:41 PM
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On 1/3/2014 11:30 AM, Apollyon wrote:
> On Friday, January 3, 2014 11:05:10 AM UTC-6, muec...@rz.fh-augsburg.de wrote:
>> On Friday, 3 January 2014 17:48:56 UTC+1, fom wrote:
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>> That is a very philosophical question. It would require more time to think it over than I wish to spend. But spontaneously topics like the calculation of cardinalities of sets of angels or devils come to my mind.
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>> Regards, WM

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> Well, I can answer how many Angels can dance on the head of a pin (though you did not ask but is inferred by mine self from your comment)
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> Because Angels are shy but also fiercely territorial ;-)
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I suppose, then, that they can be well-ordered...

http://mathworld.wolfram.com/SolitaryNumber.html







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