Date: Jan 17, 2013 5:39 AM
Author: mueckenh@rz.fh-augsburg.de
Subject: Re: WMatheology § 191
On 17 Jan., 01:21, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote:

> In article

> <e0aee8bf-b163-4cad-ab72-a2f200da9...@f19g2000vbv.googlegroups.com>,

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

> > On 16 Jan., 20:16, Virgil <vir...@ligriv.com> wrote:

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> > > > > > Your string can and will differ from the nth string. But there will

> > > > > > always an identical string be in the list

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> > > > > Identical to what?

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> > > > Identical to every initial segment of the anti-diagonal.

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> > > If that alleged "identical string" were in some position n in the list

> > > then it will differ from any anti-diagonal at its own position n.

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> > There are infinitely many positions following upon every n. So if your

> > assertion is true for every n, then there are infinitely many

> > remaining for which it is not true. This holds for every n.

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> My "assertion" is that for each n in |N, the antidiagonal differs from

> string n in place n.

Yes, but obviously it is not for all entries of the list. Because

every possible finite string is already there. This shows that actual

infinity is self-contradictory

Regards, WM