Date: Aug 19, 2011 6:37 PM
Author: Graham Cooper
Subject: Re: Who's up for a friendly round of debating CANTORS PROOF?
> > You have not accounted for this anywhere in the proof. You merely
> > wave your hands and say "BUT IT WORKS ON ANY DIAGONAL!"
> Actually, it was Cantor that said it, and what Cantor said was that his
> method works on any listing of binary sequences. He never said anything
> like what you claim.
sure they work on any listing of binary sequences taken as an
but the claims of missing elements should hold up for any given SET as
well as any given LIST.
so permutations do enter the equation.
> So that all your arguments are red herrings, and stink like them.
Cantor had 2 proofs didn't he?
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