```Date: Feb 14, 2013 2:01 PM
Author: Scott Berg
Subject: Re: infinity can't exist

"Craig Feinstein" <cafeinst@msn.com> wrote in message news:13c1e093-ab86-45e6-9417-7526eb422a08@googlegroups.com...>Let's say I have a drawer of an infinite number of identical socks at time >zero. I take out one of the socks at time one. Then the contents of the >drawer at >time zero is identical to the contents of the drawer at time >one, since all of the socks are identical and there are still an infinite >number of them in the >drawer at both times. But the contents of the drawer >at time zero is also identical to the contents of the drawer at time one >plus the sock that was taken >out, since they are exactly the same >material. So we have the equations:>>Contents of drawer at time 0 = Contents of drawer at time 1>Contents of drawer at time 0 = (Contents of drawer at time 1) plus (sock >taken out of drawer).>>Subtracting the equations, we get>>Nothing = sock taken out of drawer.>>This is false, so infinity cannot exist.>>How does modern mathematics resolve this paradox?1/0 = infinityn/0 = infinity1/0 = n/0therefore;1 = n                   read "Labyrinths of Reason" by Poundstone (best seller)
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