Date: Sep 8, 2017 10:27 AM
Author: Peter Percival
Subject: Re: 0 = 1
conway wrote:

> zelos

>

>

> 0 and 1 both have dimension I can prove this with an expression

>

> 1 + (-1)

>

> ?

The answer depends on what 1 and -1 are. If they are elements of an

additive group (which may have further structure on it) then the answer

is 0. If, on the other hand they are something else invented by you,

then it is for you to answer your own question.

>

> What has given you the impression that they do NOT have dimension.

> (1) of ANY thing has dimension. The number (1) on a piece of paper

> has dimension. If I have nothing.....I still have and exist in

> dimension. There is NOTHING and NOWHERE that does NOT have

> dimension.

>

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