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Re: � 534 Finis
Posted: Aug 19, 2014 12:51 PM
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In article <a4c0e4b9-8a93-4a28-af87-22d9082e157b@googlegroups.com>,
mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de wrote:

> On Tuesday, 19 August 2014 02:11:09 UTC+2, Zeit Geist wrote:

> > > Since it is impossible to know infinitely many digits of any number,
> >
> >
> >
> > This is FALSE! Counterexamples: 1/9 and any other Rational Number; ALL
> > Decimal Places are Known.

> From a finite formula you get every digit up to any desired index, yes. But
> the index belongs to a FISON. Which is the digit that proves that you know
> infinitely many?

If one knew ONLY finitely many, there would be a last known digit
position and a first unknown digit position.

But unless WM can name their naturally-numbered digit positions, there
is no reason at all to suppose that either of those alleged digits
actually exist anywhere outside of WM's worthless world of WMytheology.
"Mit der Dummheit kampfen Gotter selbst vergebens." (Schiller)

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