Date: Jan 4, 2013 4:54 AM
Author: Zaljohar@gmail.com
Subject: Re: The Distinguishability argument of the Reals.
On Jan 4, 10:22 am, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote:

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> Zuhair <zaljo...@gmail.com> wrote:

> > On Jan 4, 5:33 am, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote:

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> > > <6302ee90-f0a2-4be5-9dbb-c1f999c3a...@c16g2000yqi.googlegroups.com>,

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> > > Zuhair <zaljo...@gmail.com> wrote:

> > > > Since all reals are distinguished by finite initial

> > > > segments of them,

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> > > Some reals are distinguished by finite initial segments of their decimal

> > > representations, most are not.

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> > r is distinguishable on finite basis iff For Every real x. ~x=r ->

> > Exist n: d_n of r =/= d_n of x.

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> > As far as I know every real is so distinguishable.

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> > In your version you changed the quantifier order, your version is

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> > r is distinguishable on finite basis iff Exist n. For Every real x.

> > ~x=r -> d_n of r =/= d_n of x.

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> > Of course all reals are to be represented by *INFINITE* binary decimal

> > expansions, so 0.12 is represented as 0.120000...

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> > So we are not speaking about the same distinguishability criterion.

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> > Zuhair

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> Exactly!

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which mean that your objection is irrelevant to my argument. I think

that the argument that I've presented shows some COUNTER-INTUITIVENESS

to uncountability, that's all.

Zuhair