Date: Jan 4, 2013 1:08 PM
Author: fom
Subject: Re: The Distinguishability argument of the Reals.

On 1/4/2013 10:27 AM, WM wrote:
> On 3 Jan., 22:36, Virgil <> wrote:

>>> It is prerequisite when dealing with numbers. And it is exactly what
>>> Cantor applied, He distinguished numbers at finite places.

>> Cantor may have distinguished numerals at finite places, but numerals

> So Cantor "proved" that there are uncountably many numerals?
> Why then does anybody believe in uncountably many numbers?


He put the numbers on the geometry.

When the geometry failed to be canonical, they
put the geometry on the numbers.