Date: Feb 5, 2013 12:51 AM
Author: fom
Subject: Re: WMytheology § 203

On 2/4/2013 6:26 PM, Virgil wrote:
> In article <VOWdnVQYm_Mo1Y3MnZ2dnUVZ_u-dnZ2d@giganews.com>,
> fom <fomJUNK@nyms.net> wrote:
>

>> On 2/4/2013 4:14 PM, Virgil wrote:
>>
>> <snip>
>>

>>>
>>>> 4) In many cases the string cannot be defined by a finite word.
>>>
>>> That some reals are inaccessible is well known.
>>>

>>
>> Are you saying that the real number system
>> requires the existence of inaccessible cardinals?

>
> If, as WM claims, there are at most countably many ways of accessing
> reals and, as Cantor claimed, there are more than countably many reals,
> then ...
>
> http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/PrintHT/Real_numbers_3.html


Neither. Nice little article. Thank you.