Date: Jan 14, 2013 4:35 PM
Author: mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
Subject: Re: Matheology § 191
On 14 Jan., 22:09, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote:

> In article

> <77335c81-be83-493a-bd61-dfc75bc00...@10g2000yqo.googlegroups.com>,

>

> WM <mueck...@rz.fh-augsburg.de> wrote:

> > On 14 Jan., 00:00, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote:

>

> > > An infinitely long anti-diagonal can differ from a different listed

> > > entry at each of its infinitely many places

>

> > each of which belongs to a finite intial segment and hence is present

> > in a sensibly constructed list.

>

> it still differs from each of the listed elements

yes, but never from all - since all possibilities are in the list -

like in the Binary Tree.

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>

>

> > >Thus unless the list is

> > > uncountably long, it can differ from all of the lists entries

>

> > and it cannot differ from all entries if they were sensibly chosen.

>

> But, nevertheless, it does.

Yes, it does and it does not. That's called a contradiction.

Regards, WM